Moroccan man arrested after slicing New Zealander in the neck with smashed bottle on Bali road

A Moroccan nationwide was arrested in Bali for alleged violent assault towards a fellow foreigner from New Zealand, police stated, after the previous reportedly attacked the sufferer utilizing the sharp fringe of a smashed beer bottle.

The incident occurred on Pantai Berawa Highway in North Kuta on Saturday, in accordance with an announcement launched by the Badung Police right this moment. The sufferer, recognized as JMJN, was crossing the road along with his girlfriend when the suspect, recognized as YEY, scraped him whereas he was using his motorcycle. The incident led to an argument, and finally a bodily altercation, between the 2.

Police stated YEY then pulled out a beer bottle from the dashboard of his motorcycle, smashed the bottle, and used the shard to assault JMJN. YEY reportedly sliced JMJN within the neck utilizing the makeshift weapon, inflicting a severe however non-fatal wound.

“So the assault was dedicated by utilizing the glass shard from a beer bottle,” Badung Police spokesman I Ketut Sudana stated.

“Afterward, the sufferer was taken to be handled at a hospital and the perpetrator was apprehended and brought to the North Kuta sub-precinct.”

YEY has been charged with violent assault below Indonesia’s Legal Code (KUHP), which carries a most jail sentence of 5 years.

In the meantime, police haven’t supplied any updates on YEY’s situation.






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