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Police launch manhunt for remaining suspected Daesh militants

Last update: 16/04/2018
KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 (Bernama) -- A police manhunt has been launched for a man, his father and two other individuals, suspected to be remnants of a Daesh militant group believed to be involved in planning attacks on non-Muslim houses of worship and intending to abduct and murder policemen.

This follows the arrest of six Daesh members from the same cell between Feb 27 and March 1, by the Johor Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division.

In a statement here today, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the four fugitives were capable of threatening the country´s safety.

They are identified as Muhamad Faizal Muhamad Hanafi, 29; his father, Muhamad Hanafi Yah, 51, Nor Farkhan Mohd Mohd Isa, 31, and Awae Wae-Eya, 37.

Both father and son last stayed at Kampung Ketil Pengkalan Kubor in Tumpat, Kelantan; while the rest were from No 18, Jalan Nakhoda 21, Taman Ungku Aminah, Skudai, Johor and Cho-Airong, Narathiwat, Thailand, respectively.....


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