The father of a young British backpacker who died after drinking poisonous gin has flown around the world in a bid to catch the people who sold her the lethal substance.
The police will investigate the liquor killing of a female British tourist in April following a raid at a factory mixing adulterated liquor in Deli Serdang regency on Friday.
Despite recent cases of alcohol poisoning and the death of an Australian tourist after consuming locally produced arak (palm wine) on the neighboring island of Lombok, the provincial administration is continuing to allow production of the beverage, stressing that the manufacturing process would be closely monitored and that the arak produced in Bali was safe for consumption.
West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) Police have identified a suspect in the death of the 19-year-old Australian tourist Liam Davies, who was allegedly poisoned with methanol-tainted alcoholic drinks in Gili Trawangan, an official has said.
The Mataram Drug and Food Monitoring Agency (BPOM) has discovered imported beverages bearing the brand name Mansion House vodka containing methanol during an operation in Gili Trawangan, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). The agency said the alcoholic beverages were fake and had no legal distribution permit.
Following the recent death of a tourist after consuming methanol-tainted arak palm wine on the neighboring island of Lombok, the governments of Australia and the UK demanded that the Bali provincial administration apply stricter controls on the production and distribution of local alcohol beverages, arak in particular, throughout the island.
The grieving parents of Liam Davies have hired an Indonesian lawyer in a bid to close down the bar which allegedly poisoned their son.
Officials at B.C.’s Simon Fraser University say a group of students who fell ill while on a study course in Bali did not accidentally drink methanol, but instead consumed too much alcohol.
Indonesian police have still not begun to investigate the poisoning death of Perth man Liam Davies, despite the Australian Government claiming it has repeatedly pleaded for action.
The bar that allegedly served Perth teenager Liam Davies the methanol-laced drink that killed him is still selling potentially deadly cocktails to oblivious Australian tourists.