IS LINKS: 255 NABBED SINCE 2013

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

A TO­TAL of 255 in­di­vid­u­als sus­pected of hav­ing links with ter­ror group Daesh, or Is­lamic State, had been ar­rested in the coun­try be­tween 2013 and Oct 7 this year. The Home Min­istry said of the to­tal, 221 were men and 34 women. “A to­tal of 140 in­di­vid­u­als de­tained are un­der the age of 30,” the min­istry said in a writ­ten re­ply dis­trib­uted to the me­dia at the De­wan Rakyat yes­ter­day. The min­istry was re­ply­ing to Er Teck Hwa (DAPBakri) who wanted to know the num­ber of peo­ple ar­rested for their in­volve­ment with IS. – Ber­nama

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