REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- National Police's anti-terrorism squad (Densus 88) and local provincial police arrested two suspected terrorists in Palembang, South Sumatra. The two suspects identified by their initials, namely AA and HK initials.
"Two people who are Pekanbaru citizens, capital of Riau province," said South Sumatra Police chief Zulkarnain Adinegara on Monday (May 14).
Police currently still investigated AA and HK. From the information, they admitted to plot an attack on National Police Mobile Brigade headquarters (Mako Brimob) in Kelapa Dua, Depok, West Java.
According to Zulkarnain, South Sumatra Police is currently hunting six people suspected terrorists from Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) network based in West Java. He revealed the six people were escaped in operation in Muaraenim regency a few months ago.
A riot at the detention centre Mako Brimob Depok happened on last Wednesday (May 9). According to National Police chief Muhammad Tito Karnavian, there was a loophole in securing the armament at the place and the loop was used by terror inmates to snatch polices weaponry.