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German tourist traipsing naked at Bali temple sent for psychiatric treatment

Authorities in Bali, Indonesia, arrested a German woman tourist on Friday and sent her for mental evaluation and treatment after she stripped naked and gatecrashed a sacred temple.

German tourist traipsing naked at Bali temple sent for psychiatric treatment

Videos that have gone viral on social media showed Darja Tuschinski walk around dancers performing at the Saraswati Hindu temple in Ubud.

The 28-year-old also tried to enter the shrine’s inner sanctum before being prevented by a security guard.

The police said she had a squabble with staff members at the event before undressing and interrupting the dancers, Indonesia’s Antara news agency reported.

She was sent to a psychiatric hospital in the town of Bangli after refusing to board a flight home.

The police also said she failed to pay bills at several hotels during her stay on the island.

Famous for its beaches and ancient temples, Bali has become a top tourist destination in recent years thanks to its generous visa policies.

It has been cracking down on foreigners violating public order following a recent string of untoward incidents.

Immigration authorities have deported 123 people in the first five months of this year, most of them for overstaying their visa.

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