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Man Arrested After Stealing A Cell Phone From Expat Woman In Bali

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A 37-year-old man named I Made Ari Dwikrisna has been arrested by officers from the Badung Police Department after snatching a cellphone from a Russian woman in Bali.

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The Head of Badung Police Department, AKBP Roby Septiadi confirmed that the investigation about this case started after the officer received a report from a Russian national named Veronika Poliacova regarding the incident that happened to her in the Kerobokan area. “The victim filed a report after her cell phone was stolen by a stranger in the Kerobokan area on May 1st 2021.” AKBP Roby said during a press conference on Tuesday (25/5).

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

The incident occurred when the victim was riding a motorbike on Jalan Raya Umalas Kerobokan, North Kuta on Saturday evening (1/5) around 11:50pm. Unfortunately Veronika was unaware that she was being followed by the suspect that evening when suddenly, the suspect approached Veronika and snatched her cellphone before taking off on his motorbike.

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

The suspect was finally arrested from his house located on Jalan Suli, Denpasar on Friday (21/5) around 2:00am without resistance. The suspect was arrested along with a motorbike, a stolen iPhone 11 and a cleaver as evidence. “The suspect admitted that he carried the cleaver during his crimes in case he needed to defend himself, and not to threaten the victim. We are currently performing further investigation about him while he is being detained inside the police station.” AKBP Roby concluded.

(Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika)

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Anon

Wednesday 26th of May 2021

..But but Balinese don't commit crimes, it's only the people from Java and other islands.. Lol.

Mikko

Wednesday 26th of May 2021

Love is how to live properly. Good & others love you, please forsake all, everyone and your life, selling all and giving to the poor, then work for J not $, share the truth of J to all people with others in love, and get vaccinated asap take both doses as only 2 weeks after the 2nd dose you have full vaccination, use a mask with vaccination to protect those without vaccines in case you carry any residue virus in you, Eat and exercise healthy to avoid clots and issues! Don't take the mark of the beast, it's NOT a covid vaccine or mask, but maybe a microchip or quantum implant. USA is the Babylon almost for sure to be destroyed in one hour with fire. Luke 14 :25-33 and Matthew 6 :24-33 and John 17:21 and Revelation 13 :16-17 and 14 :9-11 and Revelation 17 :15-18 and 18 :8-10.