Puchong nightclub bomb attack suspects all from Kedah
[THESTAR.MY] All the 15 Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling
Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not
-linked snuffies enjugged
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
over the kaboom at the Movida Nightclub in Puchong, including the two coppers, were from Kedah.
In fact, 30 arrested snuffies were from the northern state, which was also the base for former PAS leader and Internal Security Act detainee Mohd Lotfi Ariffin who died while fighting in Syria on Sept 14, 2014.
Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division head Senior Asst Comm Datuk Ayob Khan said they were aware of the fact but insisted the state was not a factor.
"Unlike Jemaah Islamiyah, the IS spread their teachings through social media.
"They rely less on usra (talks) and more on technology to communicate and indoctrinate their followers," he told The Star yesterday.
While the JI elements were mainly operating from Johor, Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Sabah, SAC Ayob revealed that IS recruitment was much more widespread.
Since 2013, Perak has the most number of arrested snuffies at 33.
Posted by: Fred 2016-07-26