The Bali Police Reskrimum Team arrested four thugs who committed extortion and threats.
The four perpetrators were named Bagus Made Putra Pardana alias Ajik, I Made Ari Santa Dwipayana alias Santa, I Putu Wira Jaya alias Wira Bagong, and I Gede Wira Guna alias Agus Wira. The perpetrators were arrested on Tuesday (2/3/2021).
The Police Chief Commissioner of the Directorate of General Criminal Investigation Polda Bali, Djuhandhani Rahardjo Puro said the four perpetrators were arrested for extortion and threats against the victim with the initials IMJP.
The extortion was carried out on Monday (9/2) at around 03.30 on Jalan Muding Kelod, North Kuta, Badung.
“Initially it was the problem of debts,” explained Rahardjo Puro.
The perpetrators were given the power by Ni Kadek Okta Riani to collect debts from the wife of IMJP. On Monday (9/2/2021), the four of them went to the victim’s house.
When they arrived at the victim’s house, they asked the victim’s wife to pay the debt of Rp. 300 million. However, the victim and his wife did not have the money to pay. They then forced the victim to hand over the Honda CRV DK 693 KN which was parked in the yard of the house.
The victim did not give the car because the car belonged to the victim’s brother.
When the victim wanted to leave the house, the four perpetrators grabbed the victim by the neck, and pushed him into the house.
Inside the house, the victim was forced to sign a statement to give the car. “They threatened that the victim would be shot in the leg if he would not sign the statement,” he added.
Out of fear and feeling threatened, the victim finally agreed to sign the letter. Then, Tuesday (10/2), the perpetrators called a tow truck and took the car. Finding this, the victim told his brother as the owner of the car that the car had been stolen.
Upon this incident, the victim reported to the Police. Based on this report, the Bali Police Team conducted an investigation.
Tuesday (2/3/2021), the four thugs and Ni Kadek Okta Riani as the power grantor was finally arrested. “We are still examining the perpetrators,” said the officer.