12 Jan '17, 2am

8 Indonesian students arrested at Woodlands over Islamic State material: Report - Channel NewsAsia

KUALA LUMPUR: Eight Indonesians were arrested by Singapore customs authorities at the Woodlands Checkpoint in the early hours of Wednesday (Jan 11) for allegedly possessing Islamic State images, media reports said. The group was arrested while trying to enter Singapore at about 1.30am on Wednesday after the authorities found several of the images on one of their mobile phones, Malaysia’s Bernama news agency reported, citing an unidentified source. The eight were then handed over to Malaysian police for further investigations, the report said. They were detained from 2.30am to 9am for questioning, and subsequently deported to Batam by ferry. They have since been questioned by the Indonesian police’s special counterterrorism unit, Densus 88, the Jakarta Post reported. Riau Islands Police Chief Inspector General Sambudi Gusdian was quoted as saying that the images found were ...

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