Bali prosecutor demands Peruvian be sentenced to 15 years for smuggling 4kg of cocaine
Yesterday, prosecutors in the Denpasar court demanded that a Peruvian man, charged with smuggling 4 kilograms of cocaine, receive a harsh decade-and-a-half long sentence in line with the country’s notoriously draconian drug laws.
Russian on trial in Bali for attempting to smuggle drugged baby orangutan out of Indonesia in his suitcase
Andrei Zhestkov, a Russian man who was arrested for attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Indonesia, could face up to five years in prison and a hefty fine after prosecutors charged him under Indonesia’s 1990 Conservation Law on Wednesday.
Bali ‘peeping tom’ caught in the act, allegedly reacts by attacking victim with a hammer and stabbing her with scissors
A woman in Denpasar suffered injuries after she caught her neighbor peeping in her bathroom. The neighbor reportedly reacted by attacking her with a hammer and stabbing her with scissors.
NTT gov’t going ahead with plans to close Komodo Island in 2020 in order to revitalize the tourist site
If you happen to have plans to visit Komodo Island, the most well-known home of the world’s largest species of lizard, the Komodo dragon, you might want to go this year, before the island is closed to tourism in 2020.
Jembrana woman allegedly made victim of revenge porn after failing to meet ex-lover’s extortion demand
A woman from Jembrana has reportedly been made the victim of revenge porn after her former lover shared her nude photos onto social media. Police have confirmed the reports but say they have yet to receive an official complaint regarding the case.
Australian woman on trial in Bali for possession of liquid marijuana
The trial of Kim Anne Alloggia, an Australian woman who was arrested for alleged possession of liquid marijuana, began yesterday at the Denpasar Court, where she faces judgment under Indonesia’s notoriously harsh drug laws.