There have been arrests related to recent (unrelated) bombings in India and Indonesia that I had earlier posted on.
Indonesian police have made several arrests in the wake of last week’s Tentena bombings. And they also suspect a sinister connection with previous terrorist attacks:
Indonesian police suspects that the terrorists responsible for the May 28 attack in Tentena (Central Sulawesi) might be tied to the Solo terrorist group that was involved in the 2002 Bali bombing, this according to National Police spokesperson Zainuri Lubis.
And, much earlier this week, Manish at Sepia Mutiny wrote:
Two militants from Babbar Khalsa have been arrested and charged with the Jo Bole So Nihaal film bombings. Two others are still being sought:
… the Delhi Police today arrested two activists of the Babbar Khalsa militant outfit allegedly responsible for the crime and claimed to have recovered one kg RDX, Rs 2.94 lakh cash and two kgs of gold… [Outlook India]
The extremist group, previously thought to be nearly defunct, was accused of planning the Air India bombing in 1985 and assassinating Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh with a suicide bomber in 1995. The U.S. added Babbar Khalsa to its list of terrorist groups only last year…
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