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Son of Mas Selamat placed on 2-year-detention order under the ISA

Published on Jan 9, 2014 5:09 PM
 
A photo of Masyhadi Mas Selamat on his marriage registration documents. The son of known terrorist leader Mas Selamat has been placed on a two-year detention order, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Thursday. -- ST PHOTO: WAHYUDI SOERIAATMADJA

The son of known terrorist leader Mas Selamat has been placed on a two-year detention order, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Thursday.

In an update on terrorism-related cases under the Internal Security Act, the Ministry said that Masyhadi Mas Selamat, 25, was placed on a two-year detention order on November 21 last year, after his arrest in Indonesia on Oct 20, 2013. The eldest son of JI-leader Mas Selamat was deported to Singapore on Oct 30 last year.

The statement said restriction orders (RO) have been imposed on one Singaporean member of terrorist group Jemaah Islamiah (JI), while similar orders have been allowed to lapse for six other JI members who have responded well to rehabilitation efforts, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Thursday.

"Masyhadi was schooled in JI religious schools in Indonesia from the young age of 13 where he imbibed JI's radical teachings, and had undergone paramilitary training there when he was older," said the media release. "He has, among other things, conducted JI

 
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