It was revealed after the Police Special Detachment 88 (Densus 88) arrested 46 terrorist suspects in the past few days. 23 of whom had links to a suicide bombing attack which occured at the Medan Police headquarters in North Sumatra last week.
The 23 terrorist suspects are members of the North Sumatera-Aceh branch of the terrorist group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD). They are led by Y alias Yasir alias Anto.
“The group pledged heir allegiance to Abu Ibrahim Al Hasim Al Quraish. Later, they held a training somewhere near Mount Sibayak,” Dedi said here on Monday, November 18, 2019.
A man named Rabbial Muslim Naustion attecked the Medan Police Headquarters in North Sumatra province 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. (Translator: Muhammad Gestinev)