ISIS militants nabbed in Indonesia for election terror plot

JAKARTA - Indonesian police have arrested nine more militants in connection with a plot to strike during the ongoing election period.


Those nabbed included six men who had returned home after travelling to the Middle East to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).


National police spokesman Mohammad Iqbal said on Friday (May 17) the suspects, aged between 24 and 45, are from a Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) terrorist cell in Central Java.