Saturday, 19 January 2019

One Terrorist Suspect Arrested in Cirebon

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Police`s counterterrorism squad Densus 88 raided a residence in Jemaras Kidul Village, Klangenan, Cirebon on Thursday, May 17. Earlier, a man suspected to be terrorist was captured in the area at around 13:00 local times. 

    Saeti, a resident in Jemaras Kidul whose house 50 meters away from the suspect's rented house, said the suspected terrorist has lived there for two years.

    “But they did not socialize,” he said, adding that the man is a trader who leaves in the early morning and returns in the late afternoon and the door house is always closed. “His wife is the same, she never interacts with the neighbors.”

    Read: Densus 88 Captures 8 Terrorist Suspects in Dumai

    Meanwhile, another neighbor named Andi revealed that the house used to be rented by Junaidi, a suspected terrorist of Thamrin bombing attack. “Until now, we've never heard their names,” he said.

    As the news published, the search into the rented house is still underway. The police have not yet released any statement related to the raid.