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Expats Deported For Violating Prevention Protocols During The Emergency Partial Lockdown In Bali

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Authorities from the Immigration Office have deported three foreign nationals who have been caught for violating prevention protocols during emergency partial lockdown in Bali.

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The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk confirmed that three expats who have been identified as Murray Ross from Ireland, Zulfia Kadarberdieva from Russida and Ayala Aileen from America were deported by Immigration officers on Monday (12/7). Prior to their deportation, the expats were caught by officers for violating prevention protocols during an operation that took place on Jalan Batu Mejan Canggu, North Kuta area on Thursday (8/7).

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“The deportation process for Murray and Ayala will begin today, they will take flights through Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta before transporting them back to their home countries, while Zulfia is still waiting for an available airplane ticket for her to go home.” Jamaruli said during a virtual press conference on Monday (12/7). Besides those three expats, another foreign national named Anzhelika Naumenok from Russia would also begin her deportation process once she finishes her quarantine after being confirmed positive with Covid-19.Previously, Anzhelika was detained for refusing to undergo quarantine after being tested positive with Covid-19 in Bali.

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Officials from the Immigration office finally picked her up from her villa that is located in Canggu, North Kuta on Thursday (8/7) to begin her quarantine process at the government’s facility; authorities have seized her passport as well . “We will continue the deportation process for Anzhelika once she finishes her quarantine and tests negative with Covid-19.” Jamaruli added. Apart from that, Jamaruli also explained that 17 people that consist of 14 expats and 3 locals were sanctioned during their operation. Among all the offenders, only three of them were deported, the others were sanctioned to pay fines as punishment.

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Paul W

Wednesday 14th of July 2021

About time that law breakers who disrespect the Indonesian authorities and show contempt for ordinary Indonesian people are deported. Don’t just deport them take a retina eye scan and ban them from your beautiful country for at least 2 years. People like this make my blood boil because here we are waiting patiently to be able to travel again. The quicker people take the vaccines and follow rules the quicker everyone to get back to the “new normal”

Kim

Wednesday 14th of July 2021

People must understand and obey the rules in place .Rules are their to protect the community. Be safe and take care

Randy

Tuesday 13th of July 2021

These clowns should be so lucky not to be in Singapore facing jail time and each pay a heavy fine. Recently a Brit may be behind bars, a fine or both for not wearing a mask on mass transit more than once back in May. Furthermore he had the audacity to appear in a Singapore court without a mask. White privilege?? No such thing in Southeast Asia. Follow the rules or go home. And while at it get a jab.

If an Indonesian citizen has committed a crime in a Western country he or she will face a similar song as any others. So why should it be any different for any foreigners behaving badly in this case especially when there is a delta surge in Indonesia...

Randy

Thursday 22nd of July 2021

@ion, Come again that's a hero! Well guess what your kind of hero ain't my kind of hero. Find the details yourself on your hero...its on the wide web.

ion

Friday 16th of July 2021

@Randy, "Furthermore he had the audacity to appear in a Singapore court without a mask."

This is our hero!

Want to know details!

Randy

Thursday 15th of July 2021

@Ben, with all due respect you think I didn't know that. Was Talking about hard crime earlier on. The drama was that these clowns didn't obey the rules. If getting Jail time for breaking mask rules like in Singapore that would even bring up more protests here.

Besides every other person is not wearing a mask now regardless of the vaccination rate be it in the US or in Europe. It seems that it will be mandatory mask wearing again due to the delta variant surge first detected in India.

Ben

Wednesday 14th of July 2021

@Randy, to be honest i doubt any western country have someone deported for not wearing a facemask. You could be fined for it, but it's comparable to be fined for not wearing a seat belt or helmet, not considered anything serious.

Wayan Bo

Tuesday 13th of July 2021

When she see how horrible is pandemic situation in Russia she will perhaps soon wishing to come back. For American guy can’t be 100% sure about his swimming back efforts. but irisch one will probably first try Whiskey for disinfection’s purpose after arriving in Ireland.

Mickey

Tuesday 13th of July 2021

Very good to see they get tuff with people that dont follow the rules they not that hard well done ✅✅✅✅✅