2 foreigners who allegedly impersonated military officers deported from Bali

Two overseas nationals in Bali have been deported from Indonesia for overstaying their visa, with authorities alleging that that they had additionally dedicated fraud and gambled on-line.

“The 2 overseas nationals have been deported as a result of they violated the 2011 Immigration Regulation, and we’ve got recommended that they need to be blacklisted,” Head of the Bali workplace for the Regulation and Human Rights Ministry, Jamaruli Manihuruk, stated right now.

The foreigners, recognized as 30-year-old EOO from Nigeria and 37-year-old SK from the Ivory Coast, have been taken into custody by immigration officers from Ubud earlier this month. They have been detained for a number of weeks on the Immigration Detention Middle in Denpasar whereas ready for obtainable flights.

Based on experiences, the pair would impersonate army officers and demand offshore cash from different overseas nationals in Bali. As well as, each EOO and SK additionally gambled on-line, which is against the law in Indonesia.

Authorities say they discovered proof of the pair’s on-line playing on their laptops and cell phones.

“We’re calling on the individuals in all of Bali … to proactively monitor and report any form of [illicit] conduct dedicated by overseas nationals or fellow residents, or put them up on social media, so we will act strictly,” Jamaruli stated.

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