The agency will collaborate with concerning institutions, including the Witness and Victim Protection Agency (LPSK).
15 ex-members of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) pledged their allegiance to the country.
Densus 88 has confirmed the arrest of 17 terrorist suspects in three provinces with links to terrorist groups Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD).
University Student Arrested for Suspected Ties with Islamic State
Spokesperson at the National Police Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan confirmed the suspected IS supporter is a student in a higher education institution in Malang.
“Suspect IA, 22 years old, is a student in a university in Malang,” Ramadhan said on Tuesday, May 24, as reported by Antara.
According to him, IA was arrested by Densus 88 on Monday, May 23, at 12.00 p.m. local time after evidences showed suspect’s involvement in terrorism offence.
IA reportedly took part in fundraising activities to support IS activities in Indonesia.
“In addition, suspect managed the social media to spread IS’s materials on terrorism,” Ramadhan added.
Aside from his role in the IS, IA was also reported to have maintained close communication with MR, a terrorist suspect with links to Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) who was arrested earlier this year.
“This intense communication was related to the amaliyah [suicide bombing] plan at public facilities and police offices,” the brigadier general said.
Densus 88, Ramadhan said, still continues to investigate IA and the terrorist group the suspect is under.