Freelance Driver Unload Safe Boxes in Ubud

Freelance Driver Unload Safe Boxes in Ubud

Freelance Driver Unload Safe Boxes in Ubud


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Freelance Driver Unload Safe Boxes in Ubud – A freelance driver, I Gede Mertawan (30) from Karangasem, was secured by the ranks of Ubud Sector Police on Sunday (11/17).

Gianyar – The freelance driver who lives in Lodtunduh village, Ubud, Gianyar, was arrested because he was proven to break into safes at eight crime scenes. Gede Mertawan has long been the target of operations. Because several times he was suspected of breaking into safe boxes at some of restaurants and money changers in Ubud area in the past year. In the action, Mertawan targeted the safe box and broke into it directly on the location. From the eight crime scenes that were broken in, at least the perpetrator managed to steal valuable goods and money worth hundreds of million rupiah.

The arrest of this perpetrator was a relief to the Ubud District Police Criminal Investigation Team. Because the perpetrator is fairly smooth and become homework for the local police. Moreover, the perpetrator actions really unsettled the entrepreneurs who were victims of safe box burglary. Every time he acts, the perpetrator is considered an expert of breaking down the safe.

Freelance Driver Unload Safe Boxes in Ubud

“The hunt for this perpetrator is our priority in the past year. Because, the perpetrator is relatively active in stealing. At least eight reports of safe boxes burglary have been received”, said the Police of Ubud, police commissioner I Nyoman Nuryana on Tuesday (11/19).

Until finally, the perpetrator’s face has identified from several CCTV recordings, he is known that he often crosses and hangs out in Ubud area because of his daily life as a freelance driver. Last Sunday (11/17) around 09.00 Central Indonesian Time, the Ubud police team who had been conducting a scrutiny, saw the perpetrator was passing by driving a car at Puri Ubud intersection.

The team immediately followed him to Bisma Street, Ubud. Then the perpetrator was stopped and searched. When he was interrogated, initially the perpetrator confidently evaded. However, after the officers showed several number of initial clues, the perpetrator could not finally make excuses again. When he was interrogated intensively, the perpetrator claimed that he had acted in 8 crime scenes in Ubud area.

“We are still deepening it by holding pre-reconstruction to the crime scenes. As initial evidence we have secured, one unit of car, motorcycle and two grinders used by the perpetrator while in action”, said the police commissioner Nuryana.


Freelance Driver Unload Safe Boxes in Ubud

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