Nicholas Sean Purnama, the eldest son of former Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, has filed a defamation go well with in opposition to a girl who accused him of assault, his lawyer confirmed.
Ahmad Ramzy, Nicholas’ lawyer, stated this morning that the lawsuit was filed after categorically denying that his shopper assaulted the girl, an influencer and luxurious vehicles showroom worker named Ayu Thalia.
“I filed the criticism final evening with the North Jakarta Police,” Ahmad told reporters this morning.
Beneath the Felony Code (KUHP), defamation is punishable by as much as 4 years in jail.
The lawsuit got here after Nicholas gave a 24-hour ultimatum for Ayu to publicly apologize for accusing him of assault. The apology by no means got here.
The Penjaringan Precinct in North Jakarta stated that the assault cost in opposition to Nicholas was filed on Aug. 27, detailing an incident that allegedly passed off at a famend luxurious automotive showroom within the district.
As seen in a leaked criticism doc, Ayu claimed that she and Nicholas — who have been hinted at having a romantic historical past — had an argument in his automotive.
“The perpetrator instructed me I broke his coronary heart and he didn’t want to see me once more, and the perpetrator pushed me out of the automotive, after which I fell and obtained injured,” Ayu claimed within the criticism, later exhibiting on social media that she had scraped her legs from the autumn.
By Ahmad, Nicholas denied the accusation, implying that Ayu lied about getting pushed out of the automotive and that CCTV footage from the showroom might show it.
“He by no means assaulted or pushed Ayu out of the automotive,” Ahmad stated.
“Ayu exited the automotive on her personal and she or he intentionally let herself fall.”
But when Ayu’s account of the incident have been to be true, then Nicholas might resist 2 years and eight months in jail for assault.
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