Balinese man tried for concocting bootleg liquor
A 43-year-old man stood trial at the Denpasar District Court yesterday for mixing unlicensed alcoholic beverages (locally known as oplosan) and labeling them with famous brands such as Jack Daniel’s, Red Label, and Chivas Regal.
Russian woman and her toddler deported from Bali after the husband ghosted them: officials
A 33-year-old woman from Russia and her 3-year-old child were deported from Bali yesterday evening after overstaying their visas, officials said.
The woman’s husband reportedly convinced them that he would take care of their visa documents for months, before he went AWOL.
Bali hotels hoping to boost tourism by offering Eid holiday discounts: Association
Hotels in Bali, particularly in Badung Regency, are expecting to attract more tourists during Lebaran (Eid holiday) season by offering massive cuts on room fees, the region’s association of hotels said.
Wife’s wealth-flexing TikTok video goes viral and leads to husband’s arrest
A woman’s decision to brag about her wealth (AKA flex) on TikTok has led to the arrest of her husband, police said. The husband was among the five employees of Freeport Indonesia who were apprehended for stealing gold from the mining giant.
Bali prison inmate ordered crystal meth hidden in milk via bike taxi app
An inmate at the Kerobokan Correctional Institution thought it would be a good idea to order crystal meth and have it delivered via a motorcycle taxi app last weekend. The drugs were placed inside a powdered chocolate milk box in an attempt to fool prison officers.
9 graves in Buleleng cemetery excavated, police investigate
Nine graves in a cemetery in Buleleng were reportedly destroyed on Wednesday with police now launching an investigation to find the perpetrators.
Buleleng Police spokesman Gede Sumarjaya confirmed the incident today, adding that the public cemetery is located in Gerokgak Village.