BULELENG, KOMPAS.com – A Dutch national had been deported from the Indonesian resort island of Bali for violating a temporary stay permit, the country’s immigration officer said.
The 58-year woman, who is identified by the initial DMDG, was caught running her online business following a public tip-off that led to a chase by authorities in Bunutan village, Karangasem regency.
“DMDG is the holder of ITAS [temporary stay permit] for elderly that valid until Dec. 23, 2022. She is not authorized for working or running a business here,” said the Singaraja Class II Immigration Office and Checkpoint head Nanang Mustofa said in a statement on Tuesday, Jan. 25.
After visiting the foreigner’s place, the relevant authorities conducted further investigation, including monitoring various social media platforms. The authorities then found that the foreigner was suspected of running an online business such as creating websites.
The Dutch citizen was deported through the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. She flew to Amsterdam by Qatar Airways flight QR955 on Sunday, Jan. 23.
“It is hoped that the administrative sanction becomes part of the concrete actions to uphold the immigration law enforcement within the jurisdiction of the Singaraja Class II Immigration Office and Checkpoint,” Nanang said.
(Writer: Ach. Fawaidi | Editor: Dheri Agriesta)
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