Jakarta: State Intelligence Agency (BIN) head Budi Gunawan said that the stabber of Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto are a member of a Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) terror cell in Bekasi.
The name of the attacker is Syahrial Alamsah alias Abu Rara. He was assisted by a woman named Fitri Andriana.
"They are both suspects. We have identified their ties with JAD Bekasi," Budi said here on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
"He moved to Menes after his divorce with his first wife. He was supported by Abu Syamsudin," he added.
The incident occured near Menes Square, Pandeglang, Banten this afternoon. Syahrul carried out the attack shortly after Wiranto got out of his vehicle.
Wiranto previously attended the inauguration of a joint lecture hall at the University of Matlaul Anwar in Pandeglang. Wiranto suffered stab wounds to the lower abdomen.
Wiranto was then rushed to a medical center in Pandeglang. He was then transferred by helicopter to the Gatot Subroto Army Central Hospital in Jakarta.