Soap actress Jennifer Coppen allegedly slapped at bar after defending a woman from being harassed
TV actress Jennifer Rochelle Coppen turned the speak of the island after she reportedly confronted a number of males who had been harassing an inebriated girl at an area bar… and obtained slapped for it. The police at the moment are investigating the allegations.
Native shops reported that the incident occurred at Shishi nightclub on Petitenget Road in Kerobokan on Thursday at round 3:30am. Jennifer was reportedly hanging out by the doorway when she noticed a drunken girl being harassed by a gaggle of males.
The girl’s identification just isn’t but identified but it surely has been reported that she was a foreigner.
Involved, Jennifer determined to method the boys and requested one in all them to cease harassing the girl. One other man, reportedly the boys’s bodyguard, abruptly verbally threatened Jennifer earlier than continuing to slap her.
Jennifer, who suffered bruises on her proper cheek and jaw, filed a proper criticism the following afternoon to the North Kuta Police.
“We’re nonetheless investigating the case and questioning witnesses. Final evening (Monday) we already searched the crime scene,” mentioned North Kuta Police Chief Mohammad Amir immediately.
To date, three witnesses have been questioned, whereas one other one is scheduled for interrogation this afternoon. Amir added that 4 names have already been recognized as alleged perpetrators.
The allegations caught the eye of the Ministry of Girls’s Empowerment and Youngster Safety.
“We put our belief within the police [to thoroughly investigate the case],” the ministry’s particular staffer I Gusti Agung Putri Astrid mentioned.