Two fugitives with red notices from Interpol, who were accused of embezzling tax funds in their respective countries, were arrested recently by the authorities in Bali, an official has confirmed.
A 39-year-old Slovakian man identified with his initials SD was arrested yesterday at around 11am in an unnamed location on the Island of Gods. The other fugitive, 48-year-old CS from the Czech Republic, was arrested the day before in Ungasan.
“The two did not know each other even though both are involved in tax funds embezzlement,” Bali Police spokesman Stefanus Satake Bayu Setianto said.
CS reportedly entered Bali via I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport on June 14, 2019, while SD arrived on March 14, 2020.
Bayu added that CS was tracked by Czech authorities who noticed his financial transactions in Bali. CS owned a villa in Ungasan under his name.
Authorities in Bali are currently in touch with their Czech and Slovakian counterparts to arrange the deportations of CS and SD, respectively, from Indonesia.