Skip to comments.Indonesia jails Islamic terror leader for 10 years
Posted on 06/27/2013 8:11:46 PM PDT by TexGrill
JAKARTA: An Indonesian court on Thursday jailed an Islamist militant with links to one of Asia's most notorious terror leaders for 10 years for recruiting people to militant-training camps.
Badri Hartono led an extremist group called al-Qaida Indonesia and was found guilty of sending recruits to a militant camp on a jungle-clad island known as a terror hotbed.
Hartono also provided shelter in 2009 to terror leader Noordin Mohammed Top, head of a violent splinter faction of the radical Jemaah Islamiyah network that carried out attacks on Western targets, prosecutors said.
Hartono "recruited and sent people to Poso," judge Musa Arif Aini told the Jakarta court, referring to an area on Sulawesi island where militant training camps are based.
"He has been proven legally and convincingly guilty of being involved in testing of explosive materials and militant training."
His group had also planned attacks on security forces, according to prosecutors.
Analysts said it was not clear whether Hartono's group was linked to the real al-Qaida, but many groups have copied the name of the terror outfit founded by Osama bin Laden.
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Only 10 years? Do they have early release for “good” behavior?
Darn. That may mess up his invitation to the White House.
Not really, but pardons at "Ramadan" are not uncommon.
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