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Bali Bomber Released From Jail As 20th Anniversary Of Attack Approaches

The release of bomb maker Umar Patek, from prison, has been described as ‘awful timing’ as the island and those affected across the world prepare for the 20th anniversary of the Bali Bombings.  Patek, who was responsible for assembling the explosives used in the 2002 attacks, has been granted an early release just days before …

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British Man Found Guilty Of Bali Villa Robbery Accuses Authorities Of Bribery

The case of a British man who was charged with theft and violent assault in Bali in May 2022 has hit headlines again as he heads to trial. Gregory Lee Simpson, 36 was found guilty of violent theft on Wednesday 11th May, and has been back in court this week awaiting sentencing. At the conclusion …

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Drug Trafficker Rearrested Months After Serving A Five-Year Sentence In Bali Prison

A drug dealer identified as I Nyoman Teri Ariana has been rearrested two months after serving a 5-year sentence for a similar crime. The Head of Denpasar Narcotics Criminal Investigation I, AKP Sutriono, confirmed that the man was rearrested not long after finishing a 5-year imprisonment for drug dealing. He was caught with several packages …

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Three Inmates Escape From Bali Prison

Three inmates with the initials AMH, FS, and GLG managed to escape from the Jembrana police department’s holding facility. The Head of the Jembrana Police Department, AKBP I Dewa Gede Juliana, confirmed that two of the three inmates who escaped from prison were already captured. The last one is still on the run. “Two of …

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26 Foreign Inmates Granted Remission From Bali Prisons On Christmas

Bali authorities have granted remission to 26 foreign inmates from different prisons on Christmas 2021. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk, confirmed that dozens of foreign inmates in various Bali prisons received remission on Christmas day. “A total of 26 foreign inmates were given remission. There are 14 inmates from …

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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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