MAKASSAR – The Densus 88 apparatus backed by the South Sulawesi Regional Police shot dead a terrorism suspect in the Sudiang Raya sub-district, Biringkanaya Sub-district, Makassar City, South Sulawesi, Thursday (15/4/2021) afternoon. The suspect who died with the initials MT (49).
The information gathered at the location of the perpetrator is suspected of being the terrorist network of the Cathedral church bombing. The police planned to pick up the perpetrator for questioning, but MT fought the officers with a war.
“It is true that the perpetrator is suspected of being a network of the Cathedral church bombers. The perpetrator died at the location because he tried to fight the officer with a machete in both hands, ”said the Head of Public Relations of the South Sulawesi Regional Police, Kombes Pol E Zulpan, who was met at the location.
Currently, the body of the suspected terrorist who is also a JAD network is still at the location. Police installed a police line at the location.