A poor orphan from Palembang has a relationship with a rich girl but when the relationship is not approved, he goes away to Jakarta. In Jakarta, he helps a girl whose scooter is stolen, and has to go to the hospital as a result. As a sign of gratitude, the father of the girl gets him a job at a big company and he achieves success. He returns to Palembang and manages to win the girlfriend that he loves, who almost gets married to a man chosen by her parents. As fate would have it, the police jails the man for a crime.