"The suspect was arrested at his in-laws residence in Caringin Wetan village and was immediately brought to the police station for interrogation. He was then transferred to the Police Headquarters in Jakarta," Head of the West Java Police Public Relations division Chief Comissioner Yusri Yunus stated in a press statement received here on Tuesday.
The information gathered by Antara recorded that the suspect was arrested around 9 a.m. on Tuesday. A team, involving 15 personnel of the Special Detachment (Densus 88) and assisted by four Caringin police officers, carried out the arrest.
The suspect AAB, also identified as Abu Umar, usually resides in his house in Puncaksuji road in Cianjur, West Java.
He had come to visit one of his in-laws, who was severely ill, on Monday around 8 p.m.
The Densus 88 team have seized a black wallet, an ATM card, convenience store membership card, drivers license, vehicle ownership certificate, a knife, a knuckle duster, and a number of cellphones of different makes, from the suspect.
"The suspect has been arrested and is still being questioned in the Police Headquarters," he added.
Reported by Aditya A Rohman
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