Two Russian teenagers bearing the initials SA, 16, and RA, 14, reported to the Singaraja immigration office after being abandoned in Bali by their parents.
The siblings were later deported because they overstayed their visas in Indonesia. They were repatriated via I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport with Emirates airline flight number EK 369 on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 7:05 p.m. WITA, with final destination Moscow, Russia.
TPI Class II Immigration Office Chief Singaraja Nanang Mustofa said that before being repatriated, the teenagers went to Singaraja Immigration Office on August 30, 2022.
“After checking their travel documents, their residence permits expired 883 days ago“, he said in a written statement, Thursday, September 15.
SA and RA entered Indonesia on March 1, 2020 with their mother, also a Russian citizen with the initials AS. They entered under a visa-free visit or visa waiver, valid for 30 days.
Once in Bali, they met their father who is also a Russian citizen with the initials AA. After three weeks in Bali, their mother went to work in Cambodia.
“After some time, both children were left by their father at the residence of a Russian citizen,“Mustofa.
The father never came to visit his sons, which caused them to go to the immigration office in Singaraja.
Mustofa’s team coordinated with the Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation in Bali, organizing assistance and preparation for the repatriation process since the two foreigners are still minors.
“Both have been the subject of an action by the Immigration Authority on the basis of Section 78(3) of the Immigration Act Number 6 of 2011 in the form of deportation and deterrence list,” he said. said.
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