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Jakarta Post

Money for Thamrin attack delivered in mall: witness

Jakarta   /   Wed, March 14 2018   /  01:11 am

A witness in the trial of Aman Abdurrahman, the alleged mastermind of the gun and bomb attack on Jl. MH Thamrin in Central Jakarta in 2016, revealed on Tuesday how he delivered the money used to finance the attack.

The witness, Adi Jihadi, is the brother of Iwan Darmawan Muntho, alias Rois, Aman’s cellmate on Nusakambangan prison island, Cilacap, Central Java, who is on death row for his involvement in the 2004 Australian Embassy bombing.

Adi is currently serving a six-year sentence after being convicted of smuggling weapons from the Philippines to Indonesia and sending Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) members to Marawi.

During the hearing, Adi said he first met Aman while he was visiting Rois at the maximum-security prison in mid-2015, but they did not talk about any attack plans at that time.

To the judges, Adi said his brother had ordered him to collect US$30...