Power blackout in Kuta after kite hit substation and left more then 71.121 users for 5 hours without electricity on Sunday July 19 th 2020. Dewa Ketut Sunardiya (50) was arrested after his large kite of two meters length hit a substation and caused a explosion. According Police Commissioner Jansen Avitus Panjaitan from Denpasar police, Dewa and his children had their kite flying on a empty area near their home on the Benoa Harbor Road in Pesanggaran when the string got broken and touched a electric substation on Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai what caused a explosion and left Kuta and parts of East Denpasar without electricity on sunday afternoon July 19 th 2020 at 16.24 H.
At 7 PM the power enterprise PLN started to investigate the incident and visit Dewa at his home and discovered the damaged kite which caused the explosion at the electric substation earlier .
on Monday (20/7) at 12.30 Dewa was arrested and was charged with Article 188 of the Criminal Code and could face 5 years prison ,but will finally not get punished for the incident who made damage for Rp 31 million.
Power blackout in Kuta
Source : https://kembara.id/