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Malaysia arrests 9 for suspected IS links

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s opposite terrorism section has arrested 9 Malaysian organisation – including a propagandize teacher, a confidence ensure and an owners of a veterinary hospital – for suspected impasse in activities associated to a Islamic State group.

During a operation, a 31-year-old restaurant workman was arrested in Perak for allegedly formulation attacks on a Tapah Police Station, Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said.

He allegedly contacted IS members in Indonesia for materials to make an explosive and was actively recruiting Malaysian adults to join IS. 

According to Khalid, a grill workman recruited a owners of a veterinary clinic, who was also nabbed in a sting. 

Another suspect, aged 27, is an purported member of a “Black Crow” dungeon of IS that carried out a conflict on Movida Club, Puchong, Selangor final year – a initial successful IS conflict in a country. This think is believed to have been channelling supports for a scandalous Malaysian IS member in Syria, Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi, for a group’s activities there.

The Movida bar is graphic after a grenade conflict in Puchong, on a hinterland of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Jun 28, 2016. REUTERS/Staff

A 37-year-old primary propagandize clergyman was arrested in Kedah and military contend he certified to swelling IS beliefs by his Facebook comment in sequence to partisan new members.

A clergyman was among a suspects arrested. (Photo: Malaysian police)

The other suspects embody a 39-year-old operative in confidence believed to have been perplexing to hide out of a nation to join IS in Syria or in southern Philippines, a 46-year-old in a city of Kota Bahru, Kelantan state who allegedly attempted to partisan members for IS and dual other organisation aged 20 and 24 from Johor.  

The operation between Mar 15 and Mar 21 was hold in a Malaysian states of Selangor, Perak, Kedah, Kelantan and Johor. 

As of Feb 22, a sum of 234 Malaysians suspected to be concerned with IS have been incarcerated by a Royal Malaysia Police.

According to a home ministry, military have also identified 95 Malaysians who assimilated a militant organisation in Syria.

“Of this, 30 have died while another 8 were arrested as shortly as they returned to Malaysia,” pronounced a method in a parliamentary created respond to member of council Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz on Tuesday (Mar 21). 

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