Indonesia hunts foreigner who meditated bare at Hindu temple

-


Authorities on the Indonesian resort island of Bali mentioned Tuesday they’re trying to find a international nationwide who was filmed in a viral video meditating bare at a Hindu shrine.

The international nationwide has been recognized by authorities however his identify and nationality haven’t been publicly disclosed because the search goes on. (File) (Representational Image)

The palm-fringed hotspot has vowed a crackdown on misbehaving vacationers after a spate of incidents together with acts of disrespect to the predominantly Hindu island’s tradition.

The case gained widespread consideration on the Hindu island after Balinese influencer Ni Luh Djelantik reposted the video a number of instances between Saturday and Sunday, attracting a whole lot of 1000’s of views.

“We are still carrying out investigations regarding this incident,” mentioned Immigration Office head Tedy Riyandi in an announcement despatched to AFP on Tuesday.

The international nationwide has been recognized by authorities however his identify and nationality haven’t been publicly disclosed because the search goes on.

“The efforts currently being made by the Immigration Office are to contact the foreigner’s social media account, but to date there has been no response,” Riyandi mentioned.

He mentioned the seek for the international nationwide was being coordinated with Bali police they usually have been nonetheless making an attempt to evaluate the situation and time it passed off.

Tourist-dependent Bali attracts thousands and thousands of international guests yearly however a number of high-profile instances because the island reopened after the Covid-19 pandemic have seen some deported for lewd acts.

Bali immigration deported a Danish lady in June after she was filmed flashing the general public whereas driving a bike.

A Russian lady was additionally booted off the island in April for posting a nude photograph of herself in entrance of a sacred tree.

In June, the native authorities printed a information for vacationers who want to go to Bali after being pressed to take action by the island’s immigration workplace.

“Exciting news! 247 I News is now on WhatsApp Channels Subscribe at the moment by clicking the hyperlink and keep up to date with the most recent news!” Click here!

Get Latest World News together with Latest News from India at 247 I News.



Content Source: www.hindustantimes.com

Related Stories