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Ibrohim played key role in Jakarta hotel bombings: Police

  • Dicky Christanto and Mustaqim Adamrah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, August 13 2009   /  01:10 pm

The National Police on Wednesday said it was Ibrohim, not Indonesia's most-wanted fugitive Noordin M Top, who was shot dead during an overnight siege in Temanggung, Central Java, on Saturday. Nevertheless, the police said, Ibrohim (alias "Boim") had played significant roles in the July 17 bombings of the J. W. Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels in South Jakarta. "We have checked the deceased's finger prints and matched his DNA with that of members of Ibrohim's family from Cilimus *in Kuningan, West Java*," RS Soekamto Police Hospital head Brig. Gen. Eddy Saparwoko told reporters at a press conference at the hospital. "The result was positive. We are convinced the remains are those of Ibrohim, the missing florist." Along with Ibrohim, Eddy said, police had also examined four other bodies - the remains of Air Setyawan, Eko Joko Sarjono, Dani Dwi Permana and Nana Ichwan Ma...