A foreigner from Russia who went viral on social media because he was known to be begging in the Pecatu area, Badung Regency, Bali, was finally found by the officer on Tuesday (30/2).
However, he was later released after being given education so as not to beg or beg again.
“We hope that he is aware and no longer begs for trouble for the community,” said the Head of Municipal Police Unit of Badung Regency, Bali, I Gusti Agung Ketut Suryanegara, on Tuesday ( 30/3).
The foreigner was known to be begging by stretching out his hands to a resident who was in his car parked at a minimarket at that time. The incident, recorded by a local trader and eventually went viral on social media.
The incident occurred last Friday (26/3). The foreigner, whom residents often find begging allegedly run out of supplies so did not have money to eat.