2002 Bali bombing suspect arrested

June 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Sydney, June 14 (IANS) Police in Indonesia said Tuesday they have arrested a suspected terrorist for his role in the 2002 bombing on Bali island that killed 202 people, it was reported here.

The victims included 88 Australians, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.

Terrorist Heru Kuncoro was captured June 9 in Pekalongan in central Java, Indonesian national police spokesman Brigadier General Anton Bachrul Alam was quoted as saying.

Kuncoro was a facilitator who purchased electronic equipment for the bombing on the tourist island. He fled to the Philippines in 2003.

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