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396 Terrorists Arrested During 2018
Jumat, 28 Desember 2018 | 10:47 WIB
Tito Karnavian - [dok.skalanews]

Skalanews - The Indonesian Anti-Terrorism Special Detachment 88 during 2018 has arrested 396 suspected terrorists. That number rose 113 percent compared to 2017 which only caught 176 suspected terrorists.

As for the 396 suspected terrorists who were arrested, 141 suspected terrorists have entered the trial stage and 204 suspected terrorists are still in the process of being investigated.

"A total of 25 terrorists died when arrested, 13 terrorists died from suicide, 12 terrorists were convicted and 1 terrorist died because of illness," said National Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian when delivering the performance and evaluation results of the 2018 Police Headquarters Final Release at the National Police Headquarters, South Jakarta, Thursday (12/27).

As for handling terrorist acts, 8 members were killed and 23 were injured. The number of victims who were called Tito rose 72 percent.

"In 2017 there were 14 police officers injured," he concluded. (Frida Astuti/Bus)