Police arrest 24 suspected MIT and ISIS terrorists

Polri spokesperson Police Brig. Gen. Ahmad Ramadhan (Azhar/detikcom)

Jakarta, IO – The National Police (Polri)’s Densus 88 anti-terror squad arrested 24 suspected terrorists from the MIT Poso and ISIS networks in Central Sulawesi, Bekasi and East Kalimantan, Saturday (14/5).

Polri spokesperson Police Brigadier General Ahmad Ramadhan said that during the search, firearms, hundreds of bullets and a number of sharp weapons were found, Detik reported on Monday (16/5).

“From the search we conducted, the following evidence was found, eight PCP rifles as well as silencers and rifle barrel mount, one red and black PCP rifle and one revolver,” said Ahmad.

In details, police confiscated two M-16 magazines, 244 rounds of special 38-caliber ammunition, and 2 packs of bullets, one bow, six arrows, and 22 machetes.