Bali man facing 5 years for not returning lost phone

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Police in Bali have arrested an individual for failing at hand as shortly as additional a misplaced cellphone to its rightful proprietor, with the suspect now coping with as pretty pretty only a few as 5 years in jail for theft.

The suspect, acknowledged as 54-year-old IPS, picked up a cellphone dropped by a 17-year-old boy in a self-discipline in Tabanan Regency as shortly as additional in October. 

The boy texted and tried calling his non-public amount in an attempt to retrieve his cellphone, nonetheless the amount shortly went out of service as IPS ditched the SIM card.

The boy then reported the missing cellphone to the police. After three months of making an attempt, police lastly found the cellphone with IPS and arrested him at his residence in Marga District.

“The suspect handed over the cellphone, which he had used up to now three months,” Marga Precinct Chief I Gede Budiarta talked about.

IPS has been charged with theft beneath the Authorised Code (KUHP), which carries a most punishment of 5 years in jail.

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