Police officers from Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport on Saturday night apprehended a German national identified as Peter Ulrich for his suspected involvement in the killing of his wife in Germany.
Adj. Com. Anak Agung Gede Mudita, chief of Ngurah Rai Police in Badung, said on Sunday that they had received information from the German police representative in Jakarta that the suspect would be flying to Bali on a Garuda Indonesia flight and was expected to arrive at 11:30 p.m. local time.
“As he got off the plane, [our] officers apprehended him and he did not resist the arrest at all,” Mudita said, adding that Ulrich’s passport was confiscated.
Ulrich did request, however, that he be allowed to stay in a hotel room he already rented in Lovina area, Buleleng district.
“He tried to convince police authorities that he would not flee,” Mudita said.
Ulrich was to be taken to Jakarta on Sunday afternoon by the representative of German police in the capital.
“We were only asked to arrest him by the German police [representative] in Jakarta,” Mudita said, stressing that Indonesian police would not be involved in the prosecution process.