U.S. Embassy in Jakarta is one Harakah Sunni bombers target group for the Society of Indonesia (Hasmi). Despite being targeted, the police did not do excessive deployment of personnel to provide security at the U.S. Embassy and other embassies.
Head of Public Relations Jakarta Police, Sr. Comr Rikwanto, said that there are some people who secured and suspected terrorists from various cities in Indonesia, one in Jakarta, namely Palmerah and Kebon Nuts.
The group turned out to have several bombs target. And of Police, will increase alertness, but it will not do the thickening security.
“We’re from the Jakarta Police respond to security at embassies targeted by increasing alertness and no new or thickening of personnel,” said Rikwanto, Monday (29/10/2012).
Rikwanto added that police would increase their vigilance and continue to coordinate and communicate with internal parties embassy so that if anything suspicious could be immediately informed and actionable.
Reported previously, members Hasmi have a target number of places for the bombing. But before they act, Detachment 88 Anti-terror had been nabbed in the group.
The place they targeted the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, U.S. Embassy, Plaza 89 in Jakarta, with the goal of the Office of the Australian Embassy and the Office of Freeport, and the Mobile Brigade Corps Headquarters, Srodol, Central Java.