Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · The Very Dark Side of Bali's Night Life
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

The Very Dark Side of Bali's Night Life

Gang Violence Claims a Life at Bali Red Room Bar in Apparent Turf War Among Island's Criminal Gangs.


Bali News: Bali, violence, gangs, murder, Red Room Bar, Bagus Alit Edi Sastrawan,Yesaya Karmoi
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/19/2010)

Violence at a Kuta nightspot left one man injured and another dead on Wednesday, July 14, 2010. The tragic incident unfolded at the Red Room Bar on Jalan Dyana Pura where thugs brutally attacked the two men, beating them with blunt objects and stabbing them with knives.

The attack followed by three days an attack on the Sky Garden Discotheque by two street gangs that occurred on Sunday, July 11, 2010.

In what has been characterized by some as a struggle for territory among thugs who extort local business for protection money, tens of men armed with blades, swords and chains rained havoc on the Red Room Bar, located adjacent to the Santa Fe Café in Kuta.

According to beritabali.com, preliminary information was that the gang planned to attack both the Sky Garden and the Red Bar seeking to kill a certain unnamed subject. The same source said the thugs did not find their target and, instead, attacked the two men, killing one of their victims. The attack was described by observers as quick and systematic.

The Sky Garden, which was under police guard and closed at the time of the attack, following a separate incident several days earlier, was bypassed by the gang that laid siege to the Red Room Bar.

The victims at Red Room Bar were two security guards. 28 year-old Bagus Alit Edi Sastrawan who was cornered by the gang, beaten into submission before being repeatedly stabbed by his assailants. While Sastrawan died in hospital following the attack, the other guard, Yesaya Karmoi, managed to escape the gang after suffering knife wounds to his back. He has been treated by a local hospital and released.

The attack which happened in the early hours saw guests, many of them foreigners, flee for the lives as the brutal attack ensued.

Before leaving the scene, the thugs also destroyed the furniture and fittings of the nightspot.

Investigation Continues

Despite numerous witnesses to the attack performed by as many as 30-40 men, police have yet to make an arrest in the case. Following witness interviews, police claim that now have a number of possible suspects on which they are focusing their efforts.

While police are unprepared to advance a motive for the attack, local press portray the attack as a struggle for territory between a local Balinese gang and another group from outside the island.

Police have announced that they will not tolerate thuggery and violence by local gangs.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
What’s New in Ubud?
Renewed Alaya Resort Ubud and Manisan Restaurant Now Open for Business
(9/25/2016)
Return to Sender
Singaporean Arrested Trying to Smuggle Drugs Through Bali’s Postal System
(9/25/2016)
Why the Chicken Crossed the Ring
Chicken in Cock Flight Sends Balinese Owner to Intensive Care with a Cut Artery
(9/25/2016)
Bali Beach Head in the Fight Against Polluted Oceans
2,500 Volunteers Join Coastal Clean Up of Bali Beached Organized by Bali Hotel Association
(9/25/2016)
A Lack of Chinese Characters
Bali Legislator Wants Punishment Imposed on Chinese Scuba Divers Who Deface Coral Reefs
(9/25/2016)
Bali’s Struggles with LGBT Travel Continues
Some Elements in Bali Take Strong Umbrage at Reports of Gay Pre-Wedding Photos Taken in Bali
(9/27/2016)
More Capacity Between Bali & Lombok?
Garuda Eyes Adding Seat Capacity Between Bali and Lombok
(9/25/2016)
Bali Beach Body Contact
Sheraton Bali Kuta Resorts Hosts Bali Beach Body Combat on Sunday, November 6, 2016, to Help UNICEF
(9/25/2016)
Bali and Beyond to Maumere
Garuda Indonesia Flies Four Times a Week Bali to Maumere, Flores
(9/25/2016)
In a Spanish Mood
Spanish-based Indonesian Pianist Ananda Sukarlan to Speak and Debut New Compositions at Ubud Writers and Readers Festival
(9/25/2016)
Feeling Ill? Call the ‘Boogie Man’
Bali Airport Provides Mini-Ambulance to Reduce Response Time in Case of a Medical Emergency
(9/25/2016)
Feeling for a Motherless Child
Moved by News Reports of a Motherless Child, Bali Governor Reaches Out to Help the Baby and its Single-Father
(9/25/2016)
All [News]!