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Connor's idea to destroy evidence: police

AAP logoAAP 24/08/2016 Lauren Farrow and Heru Rahadi

It was Australian mother Sara Connor's idea to destroy evidence linking her and her boyfriend to the alleged murder of a Bali office, police say.

Denpasar District Police Chief Hadi Purnomo said on Wednesday that police went to Jimbaran, near Kuta, overnight and found the belongings of Wayan Sudarsa whose bloodied body was found on Kuta beach a week ago.

Mr Purnomo said police had asked Ms Connors's boyfriend, British man David Taylor to tell them where he and Ms Connor had dumped the cop's possession.

"We took David there, but he couldn't tell us clearly where the place was," Mr Purnomo told reporters.

"So we went again during the night and we found the wallet, ID card, police card, motorbike registration letter, phone (sim) card, hand phone case."

"It was put into a plastic bag and thrown away in Suluban Beach area in Uluwatu, South Kuta."

He alleged that many of the cards had been cut up by Ms Connor and that it was her "idea" to try to "lose the evidence".

Police, he said, have also uncovered the remnants of burnt clothing the pair wore on the night Mr Sudarsa died and which they allegedly set alight in the hours before they were arrested on Friday.

Burnt fabric and a button was found in the bushes of Puri Gading Estate, Jimbaran, Mr Purnomo said.

"Cutting (those cards) was Sara's idea. Burning (the clothes) idea may have come from both of them," he added.

They have yet to find the police officer's phone.

Ms Connor and Mr Taylor have not seen each other since their arrest, having been held separately at Denpasar police station.

Earlier this week lawyers for the two said a scuffle broke out between Mr Taylor and Mr Sudarsa after Ms Connor lost her purse on Kuta Beach.

He is alleged to have hit the police officer with a beer bottle and binoculars before the cop went limp.

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