Indonesias anti-terror unit arrests two alleged terrorists

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Indonesian polices anti-terror unit (Densus 88) has arrested two alleged terrorists identified by their initials as AG and GM in Slawi, Tegal District, in Central Java on Sunday.

“Yesterday, the police had arrested AG and GM in Slawi,” a police spokesman Inspector General Setyo Wasisto remarked here, Monday.

Wasisto said the two suspects were allegedly involved in financing and facilitating another suspected terrorist to travel to Marawi, the Philippines.

“The suspects were linked to the funding to Marawi,” he revealed.

Both GM and AG are the residents of Kudaile Village in Slawi. They were arrested at different locations in the city on Sunday.

The two suspects are still under investigation of Densus 88, and the police will have a week to collect evidence before it can name them as terror suspects.

The case is being investigated in accordance with Law No. 15 of 2003 on terrorism.

Source: Antara News