Soap actress Jennifer Coppen drops charges against the man who slapped her for defending a woman from being harassed
Within the early hours of Might 12, TV actress Jennifer Rochelle Coppen was about to depart Shishi bar on Petitenget Road when she noticed an inebriated lady being harassed by a number of males. Jennifer determined to intervene however she was slapped as a substitute by one of many males – who turned out to be the group’s bodyguard.
Following a two-week police investigation, Jennifer determined to fulfill the perpetrator, KJ, over the weekend and the 2 reportedly settled their conflicts privately. After the assembly, they got here to the police’s headquarters to say that they’d come to a peaceable settlement.
“The reality is, the police are nonetheless investigating however the accused and Jennifer […] got here to the North Kuta Police to resolve the case peacefully,” North Kuta Police crime unit chief Mohammad Amir mentioned Saturday.
Amir defined that the police determined to take the restorative justice method and shut the case.
As beforehand reported, Jennifer, who’s 20, suffered accidents on her proper cheek and jaw. She claimed that accidents from the assault would hamper her profession within the magnificence enterprise.
Some folks praised Jennifer for standing up for an additional lady.
As for the perpetrator, native retailers reported that he’s an Indonesian citizen who spent most of his life within the US. Amir advised a neighborhood information outlet that an interpreter was wanted throughout KJ’s questioning because of his lack of Indonesian proficiency.