A Nigerian nationwide has been arrested in Bali for alleged assault in opposition to an Indonesian lady, a couple of month after the case went viral in a publish detailing his alleged crimes.
The person, recognized as 26-year-old KCT, was arrested at a lodge in Canggu final Friday.
“We now have arrested a overseas man from Nigeria, who’s alleged to have dedicated the crime of assault,” I Made Purwanta, who heads the crime unit at North Kuta sub-precinct, mentioned in a press release.
Police say they’re nonetheless questioning KCT as a part of an ongoing investigation.
Final month, a photograph of KCT and particulars of his alleged misdeeds went viral after it was initially uploaded by the sufferer’s sibling, who mentioned that the foreigner had overwhelmed his sister, tried to kidnap her, and took IDR20 million (US$14,016) from her by threatening the sufferer with a knife. The sufferer then filed a police report.
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The viral publish detailed that the person is from Nigeria and goes by the pseudonym Scott, including that he’s a hacker and an unlawful immigrant. The publish alleged that “Scott” is a scammer who tells his marks that he’s wealthy so as to cozy as much as them, earlier than finally robbing them of their cash. Native media retailers are actually reporting that he additionally makes use of “Harry” as an alias.
Assault leading to critical accidents underneath Indonesia’s Legal Code (KUHP) is against the law punishable by as much as 5 years in jail.