Jemaah Islamiah’s said purpose is to construct an Islamic caliphate in Southeast Asia.
Zulkarnaen, one of many commanders of the Bali assault, was arrested on Thursday by anti-terrorism police, spokesman Ahmad Ramadhan mentioned in a press release on Saturday.
He mentioned the officers met no resistance.
Reuters was unable to attain Zulkarnaen or discover out whether or not he had any authorized illustration. According to a UN Security Council report, he additionally goes by the title Aris Sumarsono.
Jemaah Islamiah’s former chief Para Wijayanto was arrested in 2019.
Stanislaus Riyanta, a safety analyst, mentioned that Zulkarnaen’s arrest might both weaken Jemaah Islamiah’s operations or “spur them into action to prove their existence or seek revenge.”