IGP: Wanndy’s death suspicious
KUALA LUMPUR: Federal police are verifying a report on the death of top local Islamic State operative Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi, who was allegedly killed in a drone attack in Syria on Saturday.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said: “We are suspicious of the report, we are checking with intelligence agencies.”
News of the Wanndy’s death was shared by his wife, Nor Mahmudah Ahmad, 28, on her Facebook page on Saturday.
Wanndy’s comrade, whose nationality is unknown, was also allegedly killed in the attack in Ma’dan, Syria.
Wanndy, 27, who used the nom de guerre Abu Hamzah Al-Fateh, had also coordinated several attacks and provided material support to IS fighters in Malaysia, including in the attack on the Movida nightclub in Puchong in June last year.
The condition of the car in which Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi was allegedly killed, in the attack in Syria.