Bali man facing 5 years for not returning lost phone

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Police in Bali have arrested a person for failing helpful as shortly as extra a misplaced cellphone to its rightful proprietor, with the suspect now dealing with as heaps 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 extra in October. 

The boy texted and tried calling his private quantity in an try to retrieve his cellphone, nonetheless the quantity shortly went out of service as IPS ditched the SIM card.

The boy then reported the lacking cellphone to the police. After three months of attempting, police lastly discovered the cellphone with IPS and arrested him at his residence in Marga District.

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

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

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