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Densus 88 detains four people allegedly ISIS members

Kamis 21 Jun 2018 18:13 WIB

Rep: Silvy Dian Setiawan/ Red: Reiny Dwinanda

Anti-terror squad (Densus 88) arrest suspected terrorist. (Illustration)

Anti-terror squad (Densus 88) arrest suspected terrorist. (Illustration)

Foto: Antara/Mohammad Ayudha
The four terror suspects arrested in West Java and Central Java.

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID,  JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Police's anti-terror squad Densus 88 detained four terror suspects from two locations in West Java and Central Java on Tuesday (June 19). All of the terror suspects allegedly belong to ISIS network.

Head of Public Information Division National Police Syahar Diantono explained the arrests were made in Punclut, West Bandung (West Java) and Kebumen (Central Java). The terror suspect in West Java identified by his initial as F, while others in Central Java known as R, MN, and FT alias FM.

The anti-terror squad seized some evidences, among other mobile phone, wallet contained ID card and cash. There was no assembled bomb nor weapon found.

"We are still investigating relation of the four terror suspect, but for sure they are ISIS cells," Syahar said in National Police headquarters, South Jakarta, Wednesday (June 20).

Syahar said the police have not conclude whether the four terror suspects were Aman Abdurrahman of Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) disciples.

Earlier, Indonesian Police Chief General Tito Karnavian said a total of 110 terror suspects have been arrested following the recent bombings in Surabaya, East Java. Five were arrested in East Java, with a gun being confiscated.

Arrests were also made in Central Java. They are all linked to the bombing incidents in Surabaya.

"Thus, until today, 104 in addition to six others, or 110 people, were arrested," Karnavian noted after exchanging Eid greetings with President Joko Widodo here on Friday (June 15).

The Police's anti-terror squad Densus 88 arrested six terror suspects in Blitar and Tlungagung, East Java, on Wednesday and Thursday.

"All the 110 suspects are linked. I would not as yet disclose anything about it. We will do it later," Karnavian remarked.

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