IGP: Terror cell intended to create Islamic State-like regime in Malaysia


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  • Tuesday, 07 Apr 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The 17 militants detained in the latest swoop by Bukit Aman were planning to create an Islamic State-like regime in Malaysia.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar (pic) said that to achieve their goal, the terror cell had planned to kidnap VIPs and raid banks to fund their terror activities.

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