Australian Deported from Bali Just 24-Hours After Arrival

Quoted from Bali Discovery, that a 21-year-old Australian tourist,  Matthew Akker, was taken into custody at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport on Thursday, June 23, 2016, shortly after landing on JetStar Airline JQ 116 at 9:25 pm.

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Akker, said to have disembarked the plane in an intoxicated condition, became obstreperous while going through passport control causing airport security and immigration officials to take him into custody.

Akker was escorted to an immigration holding room in the International Departure area of the airport where he spent the next 24-hours. Following an interrogation by security personnel, Akker’s Bali Holiday ended when he found himself seated on JetStar 107 at 10:05 pm bound back for Perth on Friday evening.

Airport security officials said that because Matthews had was acting in a drunken manner and caused a public nuisance, the decision was made to deport him back to him home country.

Meanwhile, The Western Australian reports that the Australian man claimed upon landing back in Perth that he was detained and beaten in Bali without reason.

Akker claimed he experienced a 12-hour ordeal of repeated beatings by men who boasted they could kill him without fear of retribution.

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade responded that Akker was drunk on the flight from Perth and was belligerent toward staff when he arrived in Bali.

Akker denies these statements



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