Densus arrests a number of suspected terrorists in Central Java Densus arrests a number of suspected terrorists in Central Java

Densus arrests a number of suspected terrorists in Central Java

Densus arrests a number of suspected terrorists in Central Java

Head of the Public Information Bureau (Karopenmas) DivHumas Polri Brigadier General Pol.

Jakarta - The National Police's Special Detachment (Densus) 88 Anti-terror Team made efforts to prevent and enforce the law on criminal acts of terrorism in the Central Java (Central Java) region, Thursday.

To the Public Information Bureau (Karopenmas) National Police Public Relations Division Brigadier General Pol. Trunoyudo Wisnu Andiko confirmed that law enforcement was carried out by Densus 88 Anti-terror Police in the Central Java region.

"It is true (there was an arrest) by Special Detachment 88 of the National Police in the Central Java area," Truno confirmed in Jakarta, Thursday.

Truno has not specified which network the suspected terrorists were arrested from and whose initials they are because investigators are still carrying out law enforcement efforts in the field.

"Developments will be conveyed after this activity," said Truno.

Based on initial information, 10 suspects were arrested in the Greater Solo area. This was confirmed by the spokesperson for Densus 88 Anti-terror Police Commissioner Pol. Aswin Siregar.

"It is true that there was Densus 88 activity. We will convey the update later via Police Public Relations," said Aswin.

During 2023, the National Police's Anti-terror Densus 88 succeeded in preventing terror explosions or attacks.

In eradicating terrorism, the National Police carries out preventive strikes . During 2023, the number of incidents decreased by 100 percent, the number of terror suspects arrested was 146 people, or a decrease of 40.89 percent compared to 2022, which was 247 people.

These suspects came from different terrorist groups, namely 68 people from the JAD group, 51 people (Jamaah Islamiyah/JI), seven people (JAS), five people (NII) and two people from the FPI group.

During 2023, the National Police will secure evidence of criminal acts of terrorism, including 22 firearms, seven homemade firearms, two soft weapons and air guns, 2,080 rounds and three boxes of bullets, 74 magazines, 31 explosives and 163 sharp weapons.


Royal Cambodian Army commemorates 25th anniversary

Troops march in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Cambodian Army (RCA) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, January 24, 2024.

Phnom Penh - Cambodia on Wednesday commemorated the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Cambodian Army (RCA), which is one of the units of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces.

Wearing full royal military uniform, Cambodian Prime Minister (PM) Hun Manet led the ceremony, which was held at the RCA headquarters on the western outskirts of Phnom Penh, the country's capital.

Upon arrival at the location, the Cambodian PM rode in an open camouflage Jeep to inspect the soldiers before heading to the stage.

At the event, a military parade was held, demonstrating battle tanks, armored vehicles, artillery, rocket launchers and other weapons, as well as military trucks.

Addressing thousands of troops at the ceremony, Hun Manet expressed his sincere gratitude to the armed forces for their extraordinary sacrifices to defend Cambodia's independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and people.

He said that the RCA has also made extraordinary contributions in maintaining hard-won peace, which is a key prerequisite for national development.

He encouraged soldiers to regularly increase their capacity to be able to respond to current needs and keep up with the development of modern military equipment.

The RCA was founded in 1999. The RCAF, founded in 1953, also consists of the Royal Cambodian Navy and the Royal Cambodian Air Force. 
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