Tag: Crime

The Angeline movie has hit theaters

The film inspired by the real-life story of an eight-year-old’s horrifying murder in Bali has hit theaters and no surprise, the trailer looks dark and depressing as hell. Engeline, also known as Angeline, was found dead and buried in her adopted family’s backyard in June 2015, several weeks after the family had reported her missing. Engeline’s story

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Group of men rape Indonesian girl

A young, 14-year-old girl from Bengkulu was gang-raped last month on April 2. Now, a similar such case has been uncovered in Manado, North Sulawesi. In a press conference on Saturday, the mother of the victim said 15 men had raped her daughter in January. "It started with my daughter being invited by two girls, who were also our neighbors, to Bolangitang,

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Bali police shoot dead Amokrane Sabet

DENPASAR, INDONESIA (AFP) - Police on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali shot dead a French national on Monday (May 2) after he killed a policeman while resisting arrest, an official said. Amokrane Sabet, reported to be a mixed martial arts fighter, was known as a troublemaker in the area in southern Bali where he lived. "There had been many complaints

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Ubud underwear thief

An American tourist caused quite a stir when he stole something from an Ubud shop on Friday and hid out in a water tower after an angry crowd chased after him. It was originally reported that 21-year-old Noah Pardue stole celana, but it turns out he took celana dalam (inside pants aka underwear), which makes this story that much more ridiculous. Pardue

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Violent incident during Ogoh-ogoh parade

A parade for the ogoh-ogoh effigies in Denpasar, as part of the build up to Nyepi was unfortunately marked by a violent incident. A lieutenant for the Indonesian military, Ruli Hamdani, 49, was allegedly attacked on Tuesday by a group of youth around 11 pm at a parade on Jl. Raya Pemogan, South Denpasar. Hamdani, originally from East Java, had been

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