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Bali Police Detain Beggars With Over $500 Cash And Motorbikes

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The West Denpasar Police Department has detained 2 beggars carrying a large amount of cash and fancy motorbikes.

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An officer of the West Denpasar Police Department confirmed that 2 street beggars were detained from the Jalan Teuku Umar Barat Intersection on Tuesday evening (26/4). They were identified as a 22-year-old man named Wisono from Jember, East Java and a 41-year-old man named Hariyanto from Banyuwangi, East Java.

“When we detained these beggars, we didn’t expect that they carried USD $549 (IDR 7,850,000) with them,” said the police on Wednesday (27/4).

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The authority also found out that they both were using motorbikes Yamaha N-Max and Honda Vario and kept decent android cellphones. They hid these in bushes near the location.

The police officers are still interrogating them as they keep changing their answers and responses to the police. They are due to be handed over to the Civil Service Office for further handling.

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“This is a very interesting case as we previously thought that people would start begging when they have financial issues. However, these people have decent vehicles, quite an amount of cash, and cellphones,” the police concluded.

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Monday 2nd of May 2022

Good,they pulled a girl off her bike. She went to hospital. So many Russians selling leases on villas rental bikes,anything they can get there dirty little hand on. Great the police are watching them. Good work to the police. Now deport them or go to jail.

Pan Demi

Friday 29th of April 2022

whats wrong with them, mister police ?.. how about if the police officer were having a fancy cars. will they be detained as well ?

J West

Friday 29th of April 2022

Begging more lucrative than working….obviously.

Wayan Bo

Thursday 28th of April 2022

Girls doing the same. Lifesaving’s.


Friday 29th of April 2022

@Wayan Bo, The characteristics of a greedy politician. That's more like it.