Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
April 12, 2021, 01.34 PM

12 Terror Suspects Arrested in Jakarta Unaffiliated with Two Homegrown Extremist Groups

The 12 terror suspects who were recently arrested in Greater Jakarta are unaffiliated with two homegrown radical groups known as Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) and Jemaah Islamiyah, an official confirmed on Sunday, April 11.

Police spokesman Ahmad Ramadhan said that they all come from a group led by HH, the terror suspect who was arrested in East Jakarta, on suspicion of planning terror attacks in several places.

“The 12 terror suspects are members of the same group. But, their group is not affiliated with JAD [Jamaah Ansharut Daulah] or JI [Jamaah Islamiyah],” Tribunnews quoted Ahmad as saying on Sunday, April 11.

Previously, it was reported that the arrested terror suspects were identified as HH, ZA, AJ, BS, WJ, NAA, and AN. Also arrested were DK, AK, AP, NF, and W.

Ahmad said they were arrested by an elite Indonesian anti-terror police from Detachment 88, or better known as Densus 88 in Jakarta, Bekasi, and South Tangerang.

Even though they are unaffiliated with JI and JAD, Ahmad explained, the nature of their actions has contained an allegation of criminal acts of terrorism. The group was on suspicion of attempting to make a triacetone triperoxide (TATP) explosive to attack the police, gas stations, and shops owned by foreigners.



Comment wisely and responsibly. Comments are entirely the responsibility of the commentator as regulated in the ITE Law
Thank You! We have received your report. We will remove comments that conflict with the Community Guidelines and the ITE Law.

More Headlines

April 14, 2023, 12.38 PM

Indonesia Detects New Covid Arcturus Variant

Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung


Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Baca berita tanpa iklan. Gabung
Close Ads