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Brit to tell 'truth' about Bali cop death

AAP logoAAP 20/08/2016 By Lauren Farrow and Heru Rahadi

The boyfriend of Australian woman Sara Connor will reveal the "complete story" about what happened on the night that a Bali policeman was allegedly killed by them, his lawyer says.

Ms Connor and her British boyfriend David Taylor have both been named suspects over the death of Bali officer Wayan Sudarsa, whose bloodied body was found on Kuta Beach in the early hours of Wednesday.

Mr Taylor's lawyer Haposan Sihombing said he met with his client on Sunday afternoon and explained to him "Indonesian laws".

"Incriminating factor is when the suspect not co-operative, beating around the bush, not admitting his mistake and it will cause harsher punishment. I told him so that he could think about it tonight because tomorrow, you will be examined again," Mr Sihombing told reporters.

According to Mr Sihombing, Mr Taylor has previously said that Ms Connor had complained to him that she had been attacked by a "bad cop" at Kuta Beach on the night Mr Sudarsa was found dead.

"She told him that she was pushed and he lay on top of her on the sand," Mr Sihombing told AAP on Sunday.

"She screamed and there were some people helping her. And then the police officer left."

It is not clear as yet who this "bad cop" allegedly was.

Later on Sunday, Mr Sihombing said his client Mr Taylor would "tell the whole truth tomorrow".

"What will he say? Let's wait."

Mr Sihombing said he told Mr Taylor that he had defended Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence, adding "she got 20 years while others got death and life in jail. He knows that".

It is understood Mr Taylor left Britain a few years ago before moving to New Zealand and then Australia.

Ms Connor's lawyer Erwin Siregar said his client has yet to fully explain to police what happened that night as she had been too tired after her arrest on Friday.

Denpasar District Police Chief Hadi Purnomo said it appeared Ms Connor had sustained a bite mark around her nail and that she may have been involved in a physical struggle.

It is not clear where Mr Taylor was during the alleged struggle.

According to Mr Siregar, Ms Connor and Mr Taylor had known each other for a few years but had only begun dating three months ago.

That night Mr Taylor had picked her up from the airport and they had gone to a restaurant before heading to the beach.

She had been drinking, he added, but was not drunk.

Mr Taylor and Ms Connor, who are being detained separately, are expected to face further interrogations on Monday.

The pair were arrested on Friday afternoon outside the Australian Consulate General after they had gone there when immigration officials sent out an alert across Bali in a bid to prevent them leaving the island.

Police allege that blood found at the crime scene is "identical" to that discovered at the Kubu Kauh Beach Inn in Kuta where the pair were staying.

On Sunday Mr Sudarsa's body was carried through the streets from his family home in Kelan, south of Kuta, to a nearby cemetery where he had a military ceremony.

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