No date for bomber ex­e­cu­tions

The Advertiser - - NEWS - PAUL TOOHEY

TWO In­done­sian ter­ror­ists sen­tenced to death for the 2004 Aus­tralian Em­bassy bomb­ing in Jakarta are yet to be given an ex­e­cu­tion date.

This is de­spite be­ing sen­tenced be­fore ex­e­cuted Aus­tralian drug run­ners An­drew Chan and Myu­ran Suku­maran. The men, known as Rois and Hasan, are both on the Nusakam­ban­gan prison is­land where Chan and Suku­maran were ex­e­cuted by fir­ing squad in 2015.

In­done­sian At­tor­ney-Gen­eral HM Prase­tyo, who sched­uled the ex­e­cu­tions of Chan, Suku­maran and six other drug run­ners in April 2015, de­clined to com­ment when ap­proached by The Ad­ver­tiser.

Hasan and Rois were sen­tenced to death in 2005 for the car-bomb blast that killed eight In­done­sians and tore strips off the em­bassy and build­ings for hun­dreds of me­tres around.

Chan and Suku­maran were sen­tenced in 2006.

The Aus­tralians both ex­pressed re­morse dur­ing their tri­als, while both of the In­done­sian killers, who’ve so far been given an ex­tra three years of life, had no sor­row.

Rois sup­plied ex­plo­sives that were placed in a ve­hi­cle that blew up out­side the em­bassy; Hasan planned the at­tack with ter­ror masters Dr Aza­hari and No­ordin M Top.

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