Skip to comments.Holland America cruise ship worker raped, beat and strangled passenger
Posted on 02/19/2014 8:15:40 AM PST by 7thson
Ketut Pujayasa admitted to investigators that he ambushed and savagely beat a 31-year-old American woman after she slighted him, reported the Sun Sentinel.
The devilish Indonesian citizen told the FBI he attacked the 31-year-old American after he knocked on her door several times during a breakfast delivery and she dissed him, saying, Wait a minute, son of a bitch!
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Amish. There was a question?
I would guess from a Krakatoa convert family.
After Krakatoa, muslims rushed relief aid to Indonesia. If you didn’t submit to islam, they’d watch you starve.
A commenter on this story at another site indicated he was Hindu.
The article describes him as “devilish” (gotta love it), so maybe he’s a Satanist.
That wouldn’t be this story would it — the nude cruise ship:
Cabin steward on nude cruise beat and raped American passenger, 31, then tried to throw her OVERBOARD after she called him a ‘son of a b****’
Victim had phone cord wrapped round her neck in vicious attack
Indonesian Ketut Pujayasa told FBI woman had insulted him at breakfast
28-year-old charged with attempted murder and aggravated sexual abuse
I have long said that the trouble on these cruise ships- from violence and theft to the sicknesses- is due to Third World employees. People from brutal, backward and dirty countries likely cause most of what’s wrong with the cruise ships. It wasn’t always like this.
Think that’ll affect his tip at the end of the cruise?
I bumped into some “Amish” Indonesians in Bali.
The Hindu population of Bali are wonderful.
The Amish Balinese are scary.
Probably much worse in Java.
Indonesia is over 90% mooslimb
There are very few Amish in Indonesia.
However, there is one religion that has wide acceptance in Indonesia. They tend to take harsh measures with their neighbors, and have been know to have very tender sensibilities, which stirs up their hostility and “sense of honor” to a disproportionate degree.
I wonder if this lady converted after the “prayer session” she went through with the ship’s steward.
No matter what she said, I gotta believe that if the door was still closed, she’s got a case...even if the door was wide open, she’s got a case. His only response should have been, “Excuse me?” or “Ma’am, would you prefer speaking to the Captain?” not physically attacking the woman. What an idiot!
people vanishing during cruises ,did he work on any of those ships ?
Minor point, but “devilish” is a bizzare adjective to describe this guy. It really doesn’t mean “evil” anymore.
At least that’s what the story says...
A NUDE cruise?
This thread is just fine without pictures, thank you.
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Is ‘devilish’ another word ‘they’ have stolen from us.
I kind of remember when you called someone ‘devilish’ it was meant to be he was somewhat of a scamp or ne’er do well, acting impishly.
When being called a devilish person, I conjure up a ‘carefree, fun loving gagster’, maybe acting on the ‘edge’ but generally not a ‘wicked or evil’ person???.
However, the (correct) interpretation here is he is quite evil - in regards to the rest of the story.
yellow journalism for brainless peasants:
While Indonesia is predominately Muslism, it’s an “islander” version of it. Most of the people are pretty relaxed. If you ask them, they will of course say they are Muslim, but if you watched them for a day, you’d see they aren’t really a “practicing” Muslim.
Also most of Indonesia still holds on to their older roots of Animism (worship of plants, animals, whatever). They may say they are Muslim, but still believe a monkey crossing the road is an omen of an impending event by mother earth (I made that up for sake of an example).
Regardless, there are extremist groups on many of the islands so it’s not incorrect that he was some sicko, just can’t resist correcting the the claims on this thread that Indonesian Muslims are the exactly the same as Muslims in the Middle East. It is different there.
The world’s largest Muslim community.
How about giving him a couple dozen cuts, then trailing him in the water? Might make for some interesting shipboard entertainment. He doesn’t deserve better.
I read somewhere that Indonesia has the largest Muzzie population in the world. You might check it is a thousand islands and a ton of people on them.
The perp should be keelhauled.
Waaaaait....is this another one of Obama's kids?
I worked for a large Japanese company which had a strong presence in Indonesia at multiple sites. They all told me that prostitution there was more prevalent than in Thailand and cost a lot less as well.
A night with a Thai girl which included her making you breakfast cost about $20. In Indonesia, it was about $7.
Some of them brought back Indonesian brands of cigarettes to pass out in the office as souvenirs. When burning, they smelled a lot like weed. I can't say that they were as Japanese laws are quite strict on the importation of narcotics. But they sure smelled like weed.
However, there are Islamic extremists operating in parts of Indonesia, especially Aech Province, where beheadings and rape are all too common. And who can forget the Bali bombing atrocity?
Bangladesh has an even more relaxed version of Islam. This is why you seldom read about Bengali terrorists. Most of them have a closer cultural affinity to India which helped them win their 1970s War of Independence from their far harsher Islamic overlords in Pakistan.
He’s definitely NOT getting the full five stars on his rating card.
So he says.
Aha! So you admit to conjuring! ;)
He really over reacted, there's a right and wrong way to do these things.
This thread is just fine without pictures, thank you.
LOL! /thread as I do BUMP tagline.
Sheer numbers wise, Indonesia has the most muzzles of any nation.
I think India has more Muslims, but Indonesia is the largest majority Muslim country.
Their cigarettes commonly do have an extra ingredient, clove.
And I believe it on the costs you mentioned, Indonesia is very cheap. I got a pink pearl necklace and earrings with silver settings for my wife for $15. I took it to a jeweler friend in the state out of curiosity before I wrapped them up and asked him about the value and he said he could easily sell the set for over $200.
All that aside, I do want to clarify that even if the Indonesians were obedient Muslims, it wouldn’t mean they wouldn’t do the things from this article or what you mentioned. It’s just the way Indonesia is. If you are a druggie, mentally disturbed perv, or want something else that’s illegal in the states, you can probably get it cheap in Indonesia. I’m in the opinion this story on the cruise ship is more due to a stereotype in Indonesian culture than their religious beliefs.
This is all a misunderstanding!
She didn’t say, “Wait a minute, son of a bitch.”
I will bet that after he beat on the door several times, she said, “Wait a minute. Son of a bitch.” As in, damn is all that beating necessary!
And she wasn’t raped, she was taught a rough lesson about using certain American tendencies in the presence of international personnel!
Do I really need a /sarc tag?!?!?!?
My mother took me on a cruise. In all honesty I felt guilty about the contrast between my time there and the employees’ time. Me, dining on very fine food three times a day, our cabin tidied twice a day, strolling the decks and watching the passing seascape, the the stewards and waiters so polite and smiling. Them, working 12 to 14 hours a day, seven days a week, sleeping in windowless cabins, near the rumbling engines. Away from home and family six months at a time. Most of them were Filipinos, and maybe they were making good money for Filipinos, and it’s probably better than farming or factory work. They’re Christians, and the man who led the Sunday worship service was a lay pastor.
The officers, the medical staff, the entertainers and activities directors were Westerners.
But the truth is, my mother could never have afforded this luxurious treat if all the crew were Westerners, being paid Western wages.
It seems like many cruise lines are basically your local fast-food restaurant on the high seas.
My wife and I have cruised numerous times and have always got the best of service as well as respect from the crew. We have been treated badly at some hotels in the states however and several waiters in the states. This guy in an abomination from our experiences....just saying.....nut cases come in all nationalities !!!
Bear in mind they are making ten times what they make in their homeland and that’s a conservative estimate. The crew we spoke too always expounded on how lucky they felt to have landed their job and how much they appreciated the people cruising!!!
With that said, yes the majority of the crew are from third world nations. However, the majority of those we deal with are not dumb or stupid. Most have a higher education but are unable to find work in their own country. Most, when hired on, start at the bottom and work their way up the chain. But just like everywhere else, you treat them with dignity and respect, and they treat you the same. Also, if you tip them, they go out of thier way to help you or give you great dinner seats, etc.
Most of the officers we have met have been non-Americans. The same with the ship entertainers. You are probably correct about the cost of the cruise if the crew were all Americans but the reason you do not see many American crew members is that - in my opinion - most young Americans today do not want to work that hard. And it is hard work - long hours, day in day out.
On a Hawaiian Norwegian cruise, I did run across one American female officer in charge of the stewards. She dressed down one cleaning crew - Philippine females - in front of my wife and I. Treated them worse than dogs and in my opinion did so only because of race. We reported her. Do not know what happened to her but we did report her.
I do not feel guilty about being on a cruise. It is part of life. Like going to a fancy restaurant. You eat the great food while others serve you. That's their job. And considering the many WestPacs and Med cruise I have been on, I like these cruises better.
I have long said people on the internet often just post anything much of it made up or generalizations.
We went around the cape from Buenos Aires to Valparaiso in November. Most of the service workers were Indonesian and Filipino.
Couldn’t have had better service and nicer people.
Oh, Holland America Zaandam.
ROP ... cure the problem ... don’t hire mooselimbs
You may be interested to know, we had many Filipinos working our cruise. The company let 15 of them go home after the typhoon to try to find family they were unable to contact. The passengers donated funds for relief, as did Holland America. We had a 5K walk around the deck and raised more money.
To show appreciation, some of the Filipino crew put on a talent show.
Why do you still wonder?
“I have long said that the trouble on these cruise ships- from violence and theft to the sicknesses- is due to Third World employees. People from brutal, backward and dirty countries likely cause most of whats wrong with the cruise ships. It wasnt always like this.”
The last time I was on a typical cruise (don’t ask), the “third worlders” in prominent service positions had far more class than average Americans. This ain’t the country it was even 20 years ago.
Only third world people would do this job- live inside a tiny 4-person room on a floating hotel for months at a time while making less than $1000 a month.
All cruise ships fly foreign flags. If you have a problem in international waters or in the port of call you are subject to the law of that country. Even if it is a US company like Carnival they still fly Panamanian flag so they are not subject to the Jones Act and have to pay US wages. Therefore, you are not subject to US law.
Rapes happen all the time on cruise ships. They are rarely reported because you have almost no recourse. Young women should be very careful and never open their cabin door to anyone they did not call even if they are wearing a ships uniform. This is one of the BIG secrets of the cruise industry they do not want publicized.
In the short run Cruise Ships make more money hiring third world staff - in the long that type of cost cutting destroys the illusion of the cruise being an affordable ‘upper class’ experience.
A tipping point is coming...
editorializing, although seems accurate