Key player in Jakarta attack gets remission from jail term, but detained again by anti-terror cops

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August 18, 2017 1:59 PM

JAKARTA – The radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman, who allegedly ordered his followers to mount the Jan 14 suicide attack in Jakarta last year, was given special remission from his 10-year jail sentence, as part of Indonesia’s 72nd Independence Day celebrations on Thursday.