David Van Iersel and William Cabantong Wiki – Biography
David Van Iersel and William Cabantong an Australian couple in jail due to cocaine case. An Australian nightclub promoter charged with allegedly possessing cocaine in Bali has kissed and hugged his girlfriend as he awaits trial in the notorious Kerobokan jail.
Two Australians named as William Cabantog and David Van Iersel have been arrested by police in Bali, after allegedly being found with 1.12 grams of cocaine at a club in the beach town of Canggu.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) July 23, 2019
David Van Iersel and William Cabantong Age
David Van Iersel 38
William Cabantong 36
David Van Iersel and William Cabantong in Jail
Earlier this month, Cabantong broke down in tears when prosecutors recommended a relatively light sentence for alleged cocaine possession.
Although he and Van Iersel face up to 12 years behind bars if convicted, prosecutor Ni Made Ayu Citra Maya Sari urged a judge to sentence Cabantog to one year and six months and his co-accused to one year and two months.
JUST IN: Melbourne nightclub figures Will Cabantog & David Van Iersel are paraded in front of media following police sting targeting Bali cocaine trafficking ring pic.twitter.com/ukZKz2tQNr
— Renae Henry (@renaehenry9) July 23, 2019
— Anne Barker (@AnneABarker) July 23, 2019
David Van Iersel and William Cabantong Remarks
‘I was homeless for a year. I ended up moving in with my aunty and my cousin. My aunty was like a mother figure for me at the time.’
Van Iersel’s lawyers requested he go through rehabilitation instead of jail to serve his time but prosecutors denied the suggestion, Nine News reported.
The 38-year-old apologised to the court for his offending, he said: ‘It was a brief moment of weakness. I’m very sorry for my actions, I truly am.’
Bali police parade Australian suspects in shackles.
William Cabantog and David Van Iersel were detained by police, allegedly with 1.12g of cocaine in a club at the popular beach town Canggu. pic.twitter.com/Vbo3Ya0l5y
— farhadkaiser (@Taxep1) July 23, 2019