Anti-terror squad arrests two alleged terrorists in Central Java

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The polices anti-terror squad (Densus 88) has arrested two suspected terrorists namely Wahyudi alias AZ and TR alias AG in Sukoharjo district of Central Java, Monday.

“Densus 88 has arrested two suspected terrorists in Central Java today,” a spokesman of the Indonesian Police Senior Commissioner Martinus Sitompul said here.

Martinus said, Wahyudi alias AZ who was arrested by the squad in Bugel village, Polokarto subdistrict of Sukoharjo is a member of a terrorist cell led by M. Nur Solihin, a suspect in the planned suicide bomb attack on the presidential palace in December 2016.

“He is a member of Nur Solihin,” he asserted.

Based on preliminary investigation, Wahyudi has received a pressure cooker from Solihins cell.

In addition to Wahyudi, Densus 88 has also arrested Tritono alias Gabus alias AG in Watusambang, Plumbon village of Tawangmangu subdistrict, Central Javas Karanganyar.

“Triyono was allegedly involved in the terror attack in Alfamart minimarket in Serengan, Surakarta,” Martinus said.

He was also allegedly involved in the cocktail bomb attack at Candi Resto Solobaru.

Source: Antara News