Counter-terrorism squad Densus 88 detain one family in Tasikmalaya

Bandung, W Java (ANTARA News) - Indonesias special forces counter-terrorism squad Densus 88 of the Indonesian Police detained one family in Padasuka Kampong, Sukamaju Kaler Village, Indihiang Sub-district, Tasikmalaya City, West Java Province, on Thursday, at 5 a.m. local time.

The arrest of the husband, wife, and their son was confirmed by the deputy head of the Tasikmalaya city police, Commissioner Zainal Abidin.

"On Thursday, Dec 15, a family was detained---a husband, wife, and son," Zainal said.

The Densus 88 team were on site to uncover cases of suspected terrorism in Indonesia, he added.

He, however, refused to give details about the arrest.(*)