Indonesia extradites son of suspected terrorist mastermind to Singapore

November 05, 2013
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JAKARTA, Indonesia – Muhammad Hanif bin Mas Selamat, also known as Masyhadi, the son of Singaporean alleged terrorist Mas Selamat bin Kastari, was extradited to Singapore, police said Monday (November 4th) according to the Jakarta Globe.

Masyhadi was arrested October 20th at his own wedding for suspected immigration violations. He was extradited Wednesday, National Police Spokesman Ronny F. Sompie said.

Ronny said the arrest was made at the request of Singapore police and carried out through Interpol but said he does not know what Masyhadi is wanted for in Singapore.

Densus 88 head M. Syafii said Masyhadi was never arrested for terrorism in Indonesia.

Masyhadi's lawyers said he lived in Indonesia since primary school and was a preacher in East Java. It is uncertain whether he obtained Indonesian citizenship. Mas Selamat bin Kastari was arrested in Indonesia in 2006, extradited to Singapore, and held without trial ever since.

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