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Jakarta Post

Police arrest six teenagers on terrorism charges

  • Dina Indrasafitri and Nani Afrida

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, January 26 2011   /  10:48 am

Big catch: Policemen show evidence seized from terror suspects during a raid in Merbung village, Klaten regency, Central Java, on Tuesday. Members of the police counterterrorism squad on Tuesday arrested seven suspected terrorists at four locations in Klaten and Sukoharjo regencies. Antara/Akbar Nugroho GumayThe National Police’s counterterrorism unit Detachment 88 arrested seven people — six of them teenagers — in a raid in Sukoharjo and Klaten regencies in Central Java for alleged involvement in terrorism-related activities.

National Police spokesman Brig. Gen. Anton Bahrul Alam said in Jakarta on Tuesday that most of the suspects were between the ages of 18 and 19.Central Java Police chief Insp. Gen. Edward Aritonang identified the six teenage suspects as Agung, Joko Lelono, Nugroho Budi Santoso, Arga Wiratama Tri Budi, Sigit Purnomo and Yuda Anggoro. They allegedly ass...