There Are Around 50 ISIS Returnees in Indonesia: BNPT Chief

Yogi Bayu Aji    •    28 Oktober 2016 17:12 WIB
terrorism
There Are Around 50 ISIS Returnees in Indonesia: BNPT Chief
BNPT Chief Comr. Gen. Suhardi Alius (Photo:MTVN/Yogi Bayu Aji)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: The National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) chief Comr. Gen. Suhardi Alius said there are around 50 ISIS returnees in the country.

"Around 400 are still in Syria," said Suhardi at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Friday (10/28).

Suhardi mentioned BNPT will cooperate with other government agencies to address the issue. The agency will try to approach the ISIS returnees.

"We will cooperate with 17 ministries and institutions," he continued.

"We will use soft approach. We will try to  reduce the level of radicalism," he stated.


(WAH)