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Bali Police: Most Arrested Drug Traffickers Are Laid-Off Tourism Workers

The Tabanan police department has confirmed that most arrested drug traffickers used to work in the tourism sector. The Head of the Tabanan Narcotic Investigation Bureau, AKP I Gede Sudiantara Putra, confirmed that the surge of narcotic cases in the Tabanan region is an effect of the Covid-19 pandemic. This is because the pandemic caused …

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Security Guard Faces 20 Years Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking In Bali

A 40-year-old man named I Nyoman Wiradarma will potentially face 20 years of imprisonment for drug trafficking in Bali. The Prosecutor, Siti Sawiyah, confirmed that Wiradarma would potentially face long jail time. He was working as a security guard and had gotten involved in a drug trafficking business in Bali. “In accordance to Article 114 …

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Man Arrested for Possessing Illegal Drugs Faces Potential Life Sentence In Bali

A man identified as Bagus Imam Aidin (aged 20) from Jember, East Java will potentially face a life sentence for drug trafficking in Bali. The Head of Intelligence from the Tabanan District Attorney, Pande Putu Wena Mahaputra, confirmed that Bagus would potentially face the maximum penalty for allegedly getting involved in drug trafficking in Bali. …

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Bali Inmate Could Face More Jailtime For Running Criminal Business

35-year-old inmate, Putu Gede Sudiarsa could be facing more prison time for running a narcotics business from his prison cell. Criminal Attorney from Denpasar Legal Support, Aji Silaban who is defending the suspect confirmed that the Prosecutor is demanding 15 years of imprisonment on top of his current sentence. “The prosecutor demanded the Judge to …

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Drug Smuggler Deported After Serving 13.5 Years In Bali Prison

A Malaysian national will be deported after finishing his 13.5 years of imprisonment for importing narcotics into Bali. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk confirmed that a man who has been identified as Gibinathan V Loganathan (aged 37) from Malaysia will be deported and blacklisted from entering Indonesia after finishing …

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3 Men Arrested For 1 Gram of Marijuana In Bali Could Face 12 Years In Prison

Three men from Tabanan, Bali have been arrested by the Tabanan police department for consuming and potential trafficking of Marijuana and could face up to 12 years in prison. The Head of Tabanan Narcotics Investiation Bureau, AKP I Gede Sudiarna confirmed that the 3 men were identified as a 34-year-old man named I Gede Ari …

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Bali Police Inspected Several Nightclubs In Kuta And Seminyak

Officials from the Bali Police Department have conducted an operation to inspect several nightclubs in the Kuta and Seminyak areas. The Head of the Bali Public Relations Officer, Kombes Pol Syamsi confirmed that the police had conducted an inspection at several nightclubs such as Boshe, Platinum, Gian Legian, and La Favela on Saturday evening (6/11). …

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Bali Man Arrested For Illegal Drug Possession

A 30-year-old man named I Kadek Krisna Jaya was arrested from his house in Mengwi on Monday (1/11) for drug possession. The man who has been living in Mengwitani Village, Badung was arrested for possessing several types of drugs on Monday afternoon around 5:45 pm. During the arrest, officers seized a total of 5 big …

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Harsh Sentencing For Drug Smuggling Bali Expat Has Been Retracted

Bali officials have revoked the death penalty sentencing for an expat who has been proven guilty for smuggling narcotics into Bali.  A 31-year-old man named Emmanuel O Ihejirika from Sierra Leone, West Africa felt relief after knowing that an objection that was requested by his lawyer was finally granted by the Judge of the Indonesian …

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