Father-in-law of late terrorist Noordin arrested

16:08, December 24, 2009      

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The Indonesian national police headquarters on Thursday confirmed the arrest of Bahrudin Latif aka Baridin, the father-in-law of the late Noordin M Top, the country's most wanted terrorist who was killed in a raid in Central Java province, the Kompas.com online news reported.

Baridin, one of the police targets, was captured by the anti-terror squad of Densus 88 in Garut regency of West Java province at 05:00 local time (1000 GMT on Wednesday).

"It's correct, the Densus 88 team has captured Baridin at 05:00o'clock in Garut area," said the National Police Headquarters' Head of Public Information Sen. Comm Ketut Untung Yoga.

However, Yoga could not elaborate further as the team is developing the investigation in the scene. He promised to inform the public of the development.

Source: Xinhua
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