KOTABARU, NETRALNEWS.COM - Officers of the Kotabaru Naval Base, South Kalimantan, have arrested NT (32) for pretending to be an Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) officer.
NT is a registered resident of Pasuruan, East Java. He was arrested when he tried to obtain an Indonesian Navy membership card at a printing shop on Jln Alwi, North Pulaulaut.
"Our intel got hold of the information on this fake Navy officer," one of the Kotabaru Naval Base' officers said.
NT was arrested and taken to the Naval Military Police Detachment of Kotabaru Naval Base.
After questioning the suspect, it was revealed that NT had served in the Navy. However, he was dishonorable discharged. NT's last rank was Second Seaman.
After being discharged from the Indonesian Navy, NT continued to act as a navy officer to flirt with women.