Snatcher caught by Bali police

Two Perpetrators Shot by Police

On Saturday morning, March 14, police shot the snatchers, Dedi Safari Yoga (19) and Komang Simpen (20).

"The perpetrators were shot because they tried to run away and fight with officers. Hopefully, there is a deterrent effect, "said the Director of the Bali Police Criminal Investigation Commissioner Andi Fairan.

He said, that the victim was a citizen of Belarus, Victor (24) who stayed in the Tibubeneng area, North Kuta, Badung. 

On Sunday, February 2, around midnight the victim was riding from KFC Kuta to Canggu on Honda Scoopy with his friend, Tatiana.

Upon arriving at the shortcut on Jalan Canggu, the victim checked Google Maps on his cellphone. That's when the perpetrators came and snatched the cellphone from the victim's hand, then ran away.

"The perpetrators attacked the victim when he was checking Google Maps on the road. The perpetrators immediately seized the victim's cellphone, " said Andi Fairan.

Based on the case report, the Police Team led by Made Adhiguna investigated Karangasem and Denpasar areas. Based on the characteristics obtained, the officer got the information that the perpetrators were in Denpasar.

The police carried out investigations around Kumbasari Market. On Saturday at 1:30 a.m., the perpetrators were arrested in front of a shop on Jalan Gajah Mada, Denpasar.


The source: Bali Post

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