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IS-linked militant in Indonesia gets 7 years in prison

AP  |  Jakarta 

A court has sentenced the of an Islamic State group-affiliated network in to seven years in prison for involvement in guns from the

Presiding Judge said today it was proven that "committed a criminal act of terrorism." She said he had traveled to a town in Sulawesi closest to the Indonesian border with the to collect a cache of weapons.

Court documents said Anshori also attempted to set up a jihadist training camp.

Anshori was arrested in April, sparking a reprisal attack against police which ended with six militants killed in a gunbattle.

The network he led, Jamaah Anshorut Daulah, is believed responsible for a 2016 attack in that killed eight people including the four attackers.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 14:40 IST