Clown desperate for a way home commits crime in Bali

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A avenue busker who clothes up as a clown, and is, by all accounts, a clown, is dealing with as much as 9 years in jail for assaulting and stealing from a lady as a result of he wished to depart Bali and go residence.

The suspect, a 25-year-old male and Banyuwangi, East Java native who goes by the initials FS, was arrested in Jembrana Regency final Tuesday. In accordance with the police, the earlier night, the clown hit a 57-year-old fruit vendor within the head with a rock, knocking her unconscious, earlier than taking IDR15,000 (US$1.05) from her and her Nokia telephone.

“He felt that his revenue from clowning in Jembrana was not sufficient, so FS stole from the fruit vendor. He wished to go residence to Java,” Jembrana Police Chief I Dewa Gde Juliana mentioned.

Police recovered the fruit vendor’s stolen cash and telephone. The sufferer reportedly suffered a gash on her head from the affect of the rock, however police didn’t say whether or not or not the damage could be everlasting.

The clown has been charged with violent theft below the Legal Code (KUHP), which carries a most sentence of 9 years in jail.

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