Indonesia police arrest JAT leader

August 12, 2014
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BEKASI, Indonesia – Densus 88 and Jakarta Police's anti-terror squad Saturday (August 9th) arrested alleged Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid (JAT) leader Afif Abdul Majid, local media reported.

National Police spokesman Ronny F. Sompie said four witnesses at the kebab stall where Afif was arrested were also detained, according to The Jakarta Post.

Afif was arrested for allegedly financing terrorism activities in Aceh in 2010, the Jakarta Globe reported. Afif has also declared loyalty to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Ronny added.

Meanwhile, in East Java on Friday, Densus 88 arrested two alleged ISIS supporters, Guntur Pamungkas and Kardi.

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