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