08 August 2009

Indonesia's Most Wanted Malaysian -- Part II


Latest reports are suggesting that the game might be up for Indonesia's most wanted Malaysian, Noordin M. Top.

It is being reported that either Top has been arrested already or is engaged in a firefight with authorities in Central Java. It would be better that he is arrested in terms of gathering more intelligence on the network. Although, I would be guessing that the interrogation is probably not going to be pretty.

Kompas is also reporting that there is a pretty good likelihood that the game is up for Top.

Detik.com is also reporting that there has been related activity in Jatiasih in Bekasi where police have shot and killed two suspects and raided a house where they have found a live bomb and grenades.

Perhaps the net has not only tightened, but it has now closed on Top.

Postscript...

Word on the street and in the press is that Noordin M. Top is no longer living. I do not figure that this is a good time to be wondering about the paradise that is supposedly awaiting him for doing honor to his God by acting in his name.

Postscript II...

Maybe Noordin M Top has not been topped after all. According to this article, Sidney Jones of the International Crisis Group, is suggesting that Top is still alive and well. In another piece over at Yosef Ardi's blog, he is quoting sources that are now confirming that Top was not one of those killed in yesterday's raids.

If these reports are true, then more violence is certainly on the cards. Although, the seizure of 500kgs of explosives is likely to slow planning down somewhat for the next attack.

4 comments:

the writer said...

I guess Mr. Noordin is not so top anymore if he get caught this time

anong said...

I wonder where the name Top comes from?? and the M??

Name has a nice sound to it. Wyatt Earp, Billy the Kid, Ronnie Biggs et al. All nice guys really.

lawby said...

He has been topped. It's official. Tv first, internet news second, bloggers next, print media last.

Rob Baiton said...

EK...

I guess not. I am reading he is not only no longer Top but that he is also dead.

Anong...

I am sure you could ask around. I thought the M was for Mohammad.

Lawby...

Interesting choice of words.

Where does twitter fit in?