Home / Malaysia / Two Iraqi Islamic State commanders among 19 group arrested in Malaysia

Two Iraqi Islamic State commanders among 19 group arrested in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Two Iraqis believed to be commanders of Islamic State (IS) in southern Iraq were among 19 suspects arrested by Malaysian troops in a prick operation opposite a nation from Jul 4 to Aug 30.

The dual Iraqis, aged 41 and 63, are brothers and were arrested as they are believed to be commanders of IS, also famous as Daesh, in southern Iraq, pronounced Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun in a statement.

“They (brothers) worked as technicians and were arrested as they are suspected to be commanders of Daesh in southern Iraq,” pronounced IGP Fuzi.

There were no serve details.

A 25-year-old Bangladeshi suspect, related to a radical Jamaat ul-Mujahideen that is also infrequently called Jamatul Mujahideen (JMB), was arrested on Jul 4 in Shah Alam, Selangor state. The apprehension organisation was behind a conflict on Dhaka’s Holey Artisan Bakery in 2016.

The think worked as a proxy clergyman for a Quran reading propagandize called Maahad Tahfiz Gombak. He is wanted by Bangladeshi troops for his purported impasse in JMB. He is believed to have entered Malaysia on Sep 4, 2016.

Twenty-two people, including 17 foreigners, were killed in a heartless late-night conflict during a Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka on Jul 1, 2016. Six of a enemy were killed by confidence forces.

JMB is a apprehension classification that is also behind a call of attacks opposite Bangladesh’s secularists in 2016.

A male arrested during a counter-terrorism prick operation. (Photo: Royal Malaysia Police) 


The operation also netted 8 organisation for links to a Abu Sayyaf Group on Aug 30. Two of a organisation are Filipinos while 6 of a organisation are Malaysians.

One of a Filipinos, aged 25, is believed to have been formulation to launch an conflict during a shutting rite of a recently resolved SEA Games.

The think was progressing reported to be Hajar Abdul Mubin alias Abu Asrie by The Star.

“Information exposes that a incarcerated think was formulation to launch attacks during a SEA Games shutting rite during National Stadium Bukit Jalil and during a National Day Celebrations during Dataran Merdeka,” pronounced IGP Fuzi.

Two organisation incarcerated in a counter-terrorism prick operation. (Photo: Royal Malaysia Police) 

“The think has been concerned in fighting with Philippines military, abduction of 6 Filipino hostages and beheading a Christian warrant in 2010,” IGP Fuzi added.

He pronounced a think had also met with Dr Mahmud Ahmad, a right palm male of Abu Sayyaf’s pro-IS coterie personality Isnilon Hapilon, in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan island, southern Philippines.


Two Maldives nationals, aged 29 and 33, operative as atmosphere conditioners technicians, were arrested for allegedly regulating Malaysia and Singapore as movement points before going to Syria to join Islamic State.

One Malaysian was arrested for possessing Islamic State novel while another Malaysian was arrested for compelling Islamic State by his Facebook account.

Also arrested was a Palestinian formulation to join IS in southern Philippines while another Iraqi think was arrested for his impasse with an Albanian apprehension organisation with links to IS.

Two Indonesian traders, aged 29 and 47, were arrested for recruiting members for IS to go to Syria. 

Article source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/two-iraqi-islamic-state-commanders-among-19-men-arrested-in-9187754