Peruvian woman dies in police custody in Bali – Expatriate in Indonesia

A Peruvian woman bearing the initials VVRDP, detained for drug trafficking by Bali police, has died at Sanglah Central General Hospital, Denpasar, Bali.

Her death came after taking the medication she had brought with her when she arrived in Bali.

The head of the Bali Police Public Relations Division, Grand Commissioner of Police Stefanus Satake Bayu Setianto, said the drugs brought were not confiscated as they were in his possession with a certificate from a doctor stating that they should be taken regularly.

After taking the medicine she brought, she immediately felt stomach pain and vomiting. Officers took her to Bhayangkara Hospital and she was eventually referred to Prof Ngoerah Denpasar General Hospital (Sanglah Hospital).

The cause of death was due to a complete body dysfunction that caused impaired kidney function and impaired liver function and nervous system of the patient’s brain,“said Setianto.

According to the commissioner, the body of the VVRDP is still in Prof. Ngoerah General Hospital. He has not confirmed what will happen to his remains.

“The plan will be communicated to different parties. Later, it will be passed on to his family. There is no news when he will be brought to his parents,” he added.

The foreigner is known to have come to Bali on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at around 6:30 p.m. Bali local time on Qatar Airways flight QR-960.

Ngurah Rai Customs and Excise officers became suspicious of the woman as she waited through standard customs checks at the airport. Another inspection procedure using an X-ray machine was carried out on the suspect’s belongings.

Upon examination of the suspect’s suitcase, a brown grinder was found containing moss green powder. There was also a yellow packet that said “geniuswhich contained two yellow tablets or pills believed to contain THC.

We also found a red packet that said “Skittles” containing jelly beans of different colors with a total of 19 seeds, and a package of brownie cake wrapped in transparent plastic containing narcotic marijuana-type preparations with a total net weight of 231.65 grams.

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