Close
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 · Man Who Killed Japanese Woman Gets 20 Year Sentence
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

Man Who Killed Japanese Woman Gets 20 Year Sentence

Laborer Who Killed Japanese Tourist Hiromi Shimada Sentenced to 20 Years Behind Bars.


Bali News: Man Who Killed Japanese Woman Gets 20 Year Sentence
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/30/2010)

The Denpasar District Court has handed down a 20-year sentence to 31-year-old laborer, Mawardi, for his role in the murder of Japanese tourist Hiromi Shimada (41) on Christmas day 2009.

The judge's sentence conformed to the punishment requested by prosecutors who charged the man with committing a homicide in the course of a robbery. Seeing no mitigating grounds for leniency, judge I Gusti Bagus Komang Wijaya Adi said the actions of Mawardi damaged Bali's reputation as a tourism destination and was sadistic in its nature. Said the judge: "The accused is a sadist. Not only did he kill, but he also sexually outraged the victim while stealing her possessions."

As reported by Kompas.com, the case also involved another man, Abdurahman (21), accused of assisting Mawardi in the crime. He is facing a possible sentence of 13 years for his involvement.

The murder took place after the two men met with the victim on December 25, 2009, at a small food stand in Kuta where all were drinking arak.

The victim reportedly admired the ear-piercing of Mawardi and invited the men back to her residence for more arak. Back at her accommodation the two men offered sex to the Japanese woman who refused and became angry. A struggle ensued in which the woman was fatally stabbed with a kitchen knife.

Before fleeing the scene, Mawardi reportedly stole a wristwatch, necklace credit cards and Rp. 9,000 (US$1.00) from the Shimada.

The woman's body was discovered a day later.

Mawardi's attorney told the court his client was still considering whether to appeal the sentence handed down by the Court.

Related Articles

[More Details in Death of Japanese Woman in Bali]

[Police Arrest Two Men in the Murder of Japanese Woman]


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


 
UBUD WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL
 
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
Plain Spoken about Tourism
President-elect Joko Widodo Speaks to Bali About Tourism
(8/30/2014)
Bali Training the World’s Green Leaders
UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon Visits Bali’s Green School and Praises it Revolutionary Commitment to Sustainability
(8/30/2014)
Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
Macbeth Footwear Teams Up with Solemen to Donate Shoes for the Poor
(8/30/2014)
Gypsy at the Wheel
Widespread Violation of Laws on Taxi Meter Use Damaging the Reputation of Bali as a Tourism Destination
(8/30/2014)
It's a Jungle Out There
Denpasar Zoning and Building Authorities Falling Miserably in the Enforcement of the Law
(8/30/2014)
Tough Rules for Hotel Permits in Kuta, Bali
Bali Stops Hotels on Postage Stamp Pieces of Land in Kuta
(8/29/2014)
A Park for Pedestrians
Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Monument at Bali Airport Set to Open in Early 2015
(8/29/2014)
A Park for Pedestrians
Pedestrian Underpass at Ngurah Rai Monument at Bali Airport Set to Open in Early 2015
(8/29/2014)
We've Got Rhythm!
Bali's Famous and Inspiring Kecak Dance Has a Rich and Varied History
(8/29/2014)
In Style and Safety to Gili Trawangan
Bounty Cruises Mounts Luxury Daily Departures from Bali to Gili Trawangan
(8/29/2014)
In Style and Safety to Gili Trawangan
Bounty Cruises Mounts Luxury Daily Departures from Bali to Gili Trawangan
(8/29/2014)
In Urgent Need of Connections
PLTU Celukan Bawang Aiming to Start Producing Electrical Power for Bali in December 2014 - a Year Behind Schedule
(8/29/2014)
All [News]!
 
Tourism and Transport Tourism Agents