Widodo has since removed tattoos from a few hundred customers and many more are eager to tap his 150,000 rupiah ($11) service.
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Indonesian tattoo remover Sandi Widodo does a brisk business zapping sin from skin – at bargain-basement prices.That's a small price to pay for Riki Irawan, who hopes that getting rid of three tribal-style tattoos will bring him closer to God.In some Asian countries, tattoos are often associated with crime and loose morals.Tattoos are also frowned upon in Islam, making it especially tough for wearers in the world's largest Muslim majority country.Renny Rengganis, a practicing Muslim, has no plans to repent or ditch her tattoos.Islamic lender Bank Muamalat has sponsored a mobile tattoo removal van on the country's main island Java.Years ago, cheaper options weren't available for regretful tattoo enthusiasts like Widodo. Widodo has since removed tattoos from a few hundred customers and many more are eager to tap his 150,000 rupiah ($11) service.
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