Tag Archives: Indonesian Police

METHANOL DEATH LINK TO BAR STAFF – Thursday June 6 2013

– Two Indonesian bartenders are the prime suspects in the death of a young Perth man, Liam Davies, who drank methanol-laced vodka on a holiday island on New Year’s Eve. The owner of the pub, Ruby’s, on Gili Trawangan Island … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST IRANIAN PEOPLE SMUGGLER – Tuesday May 21 2013

– Indonesian police have arrested another alleged people smuggler as part of the most concerted effort in years to catch and lock up those who transport refugees by boat to Australia. Alleged Iranian smuggling kingpin Mohammad Hadi, also known as … Continue reading

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TOURIST DIES IN JUNGLE – Monday May 20 2013

– A British backpacker has died while trekking through the Indonesian jungle after she drank suspected tainted alcohol, police say. Cheznye Emmons, 23, was travelling with fellow Briton Joseph Cook, 21, through the Sumatran rainforest, where many tourists go to … Continue reading

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EXPATS TARGETS IN PHONE SCAM

– Australians living and working in Jakarta are unwitting targets of a mobile phone tapping scam linked to the Indonesian Government. A thriving business has developed in the Indonesian capital offering the phone tapping service. For between $300 and $1000, … Continue reading

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CITIZEN ON BOAT CHARGE – Friday October 7 2011

– At least one of the alleged key players in a global people-smuggling operation was made an Aussie after slipping into the country illegally a decade ago. Former Iraqi man Ali Haidari, 36, of Thornbury, arrived in Australia on an … Continue reading

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