Malaysia has detained seven people on suspicion of having links with ISIS*

© AFP 2018 / Mohd RafsanПолиция Malaysia. Archival photoMalaysia has detained seven people on suspicion of having links with ISIS*© AFP 2018 / Mohd Rafsan

Law enforcement authorities arrested seven people on suspicion of having links with a terrorist group «Islamic state»*, according to the Star newspaper.

As stated by the chief inspector of the Malaysian police tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, during the operation, which was conducted from 12 to 17 July in the four States of the country, were arrested four citizens of Malaysians and three Indonesians.

According to police, one of the detainees previously threatened to kill the king of Malaysia Muhammad V, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and several other political figures in the country. As reported by the chief inspector of police, the detainee has posted their threats on the social network Facebook.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia.

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