Video footage has proven the dramatic second a Balinese priest and vacationer appeared to get right into a fist struggle within the city of Ubud on the weekend.
Within the clip circulating on social media, two males are seen standing on the street surrounded by site visitors.
The person who seems to be a priest takes off his conventional headdress and is proven making an attempt to seize the opposite man by his colourful shirt.
After a number of extra phrases between the 2, the person within the colourful shirt is then seen pushing the priest.
The video reveals one other man then trying to carry the priest again, however he manages to method the person within the colourful shirt once more and a fist struggle ensues.
Ubud police chief I Made Uder advised native media detikBali after the video went viral on social media over the weekend that officers had been investigating. He added that witnesses stated the struggle was sparked by a street rage incident.
English-language native information website Coconuts Bali stated it had seen one other video of the priest being questioned by police at his home.
The outlet reported that Jro Mangku Budi Utama, 51, claimed he was driving to non secular duties on Sunday when the opposite man’s automotive allegedly hit the mirror of a automotive behind him in congested site visitors on Ubud’s foremost street.
Mr Budi Utama claimed to police that the person then approached his automotive.
“I wished to talk correctly with him. He really had an issue with the automotive behind me. I wished to inform him this,” he stated.
“However as an alternative insulting phrases got here out, like – I am sorry (to cite him) – he stated, ‘Sh*t you.’ For me, it was impolite. I am sorry, I am a priest however I am additionally human. I can’t settle for this insult.”
In line with Coconuts Balipolice allege the person grabbed a shard of glass earlier than pushing the priest after he acquired out and confronted him.
What occurred subsequent was captured within the viral video.
Bali Police spokesman Stefanus Satake Bayu Setianto advised the publication authorities had been nonetheless working to determine the person, who they believed was Russian.