M’sian terrorist Ahmad Mustakim radicalised while at university in Yemen

Extremist thinking: A screencap from Somalia’s Al Jasiira news showing Ahmad Mustakim testifying in a military court recently.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian terrorist Ahmad Mustakim Abdul Hamid created history when he became one of the first foreign terrorists to be handed a 15-year jail term by the Somalian government for his acts of terrorism.

Until recently, little was known about this 34-year-old al-Shabab member, who became radicalised when he ventured to Yemen to study.

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