"Y alias Yasir alias Anto is the leader of the terror netwrk. He was caught in Loket Sartika, Medan, North Sumatra," National Police spokesperson Brigadier General Dedi Prasetyo said here on Monday, November 18, 2019.
"Y was recruited by Abu Ibrahim Al Hasimi Al Quraishi. He joined a training camp in Mount Sibayak," the National Police official added.
A total of 46 suspected terorists have been arrested by the police in the past few days. 23 of them are related to related to last week's suicide bombing at the Medan Metropolitan City Police Headquarters in North Sumatra.
A suicide bomb hit the Medan Metropolitan City Police Headquarters on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. The perpetrator reportedly wore an online motorcycle taxi jacket.
Six people were slightly injured as a result of the incident. The victims are four police officers, one freelance employee, and one civilian.