Ustadz Al Khaththath Freed From Custody

13 Juli 2017
Ustadz Al Khaththath Freed From Custody

JAKARTA ( -Polisi suspends the detention of General Secretary of Islamic Forum (FUI) Muhammad Al-Khaththath or Gatot Saptono, Wednesday (12/7/2017). Al-Khaththath who was arrested on Friday, March 31, 2017 on accusations of treason and has been designated as a suspect.

One of al-Khaththath’s attorneys, Kapitra Ampera explained there were some people who guarded the suspension of Al-Khaththath’s detention. “There are some scholars. What is clear (one of them) from his wife (Kusrini Ambarwati), “said Kapitra in Polda Metro Jaya, Wednesday (12/7) while accompanying Al-Khaththath.

According to Kapitra, the suspension request has long been filed. He was grateful finally approved. Nevertheless, Al-Khaththath remained free by undergoing certain conditions. “With the requirement to report every Monday and Thursday,” said Kapitra reported by

Head of Public Relations of Polda Metro Jaya Kombes Raden Prabowo Argo Yuwono said, the suspension was in accordance with the subjectivity of the investigation. However, according to him there are several main reasons for the suspension of Al-Khaththath detention . “No flight risk, health reasons and family appeals,” he said.

Al Khaththath was arrested Friday morning (31/3). At that time he was to lead in the (313 action peaceful demonstration).

But Ditreskrimsus Polda Metro Jaya arrested him before he could take part in action 313 giving the reason’treason charges’. Al Khaththath was arrested with four men.

Al-Khaththath was briefly detained in Mako Brimob Kelapa Dua. Then last month, Al-Khaththath was transferred to Polda Metro Jaya prison, namely Rutan Drark and Ditreskrimum.

Translator: Taznim