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 extra a misplaced cellphone to its rightful proprietor, with the suspect now going by as fairly a bit 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 an residence in Tabanan Regency as shortly as extra in October. 

The boy texted and tried calling his private amount in an try 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 thus far three months,” Marga Precinct Chief I Gede Budiarta talked about.

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

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