A 16-year-old girl who ran away to work as a “kafe girl” because she was unhappy at home called her family four days later and said she wanted to return home.
But two men, aged 22 and 35, have been arrested for having sex with an underage girl. Another man, 25, is being sought by police.
The girl, a first-year high school student from Gilimanuk, went to work at a roadside café in Delod Berawah, on the heavily trafficked Denpasar-Gilimanuk highway.
Roadside cafés attract a large trade from truck and other transport drivers and are notorious for being de facto brothels.
The girl told her parents and police she had willingly had sex with the three men on separate occasions at a hotel in Negara while she was working at the kafe.
The men face charges under article 81 of the 2002 law on child protection.