Embassy Admits Indonesian Arrested in South Korea Suspected Related to ISIS

Fajar Nugraha    •    Jumat, 20 Nov 2015 18:15 WIB
Embassy Admits Indonesian Arrested in South Korea Suspected Related to ISIS
The Indonesian suspect identified as Abdullah Hasyim or Carsim (Photo: The Korean Herald)

Metrotvnews.com, Seoul: Report about Indonesian citizens who got arrested in South Korea for radicalism finally admitted by Indonesian Embassy in South Korea. The Indonesian even suspected having relation with ISIS.

"Indonesian Embassy in Seoul has received information about Indonesian who got arrested by South Korean Police for investigation regarding relation to terror orgaanization ISIS. According to information from imigration, the indonesian named Abdullah Hasyim although he entered  South Korea as Carsim," statement from Indonesian Embassy in Seoul through its press release received by Metrotvnews.com, Friday (11/20/2015).

"Police in coordination with Indonesian Embassy in Seoul has innvestigated the real name of the suspect. He live in South Chungcheong Province around 150 kilometers from Seoul, 32 years old, have been in South Korea since 2007 and now has illega status," the statement said.

"Until now, he never visit Indonesian Embassy to report or extends his travel document," the statement added.

According to Embassy South Korean Imigration around two months ago has made coordination with Indonesian Embassy in Seoul regarding Indonesian in South Korea suspected as sympathizer of religious radical group. Pictures in his facebook showed writing and flag that lead to Front Al Nusra which is branch of Al Qaeda in Syria.

He then monitored by South Korean because he is feared as danger for South Korean national security. official in the same time tracked his location to be questioned and deported back to Indonesia.