Sunday, November 9, 2008
The spokesman of the Attorney General Office i.e Jasman Panjaitan announced in a press release on Sunday that three Bali Bombers: Amrozi, Imam Samudra & Ali Guron have been executed by a firing squad on Sunday 00.15, 9 November 2008 in Nusa Kambangan.
This execution has been delayed for 5 years after the District Court of Denpasar passed death sentence on the three terrorists for bombing 2 cafes in Legian-Bali, that killed 202 innocent people and wounded 300 others` most of them tourists, in the year 2002. The AGO spokesman further stated that an autopsy has been carried out to confirm their death and their corpses have been bathed and wrapped with burial clothes according to the Moslem way. Afterward, they were taken by their families to be buried in their hometowns.
This execution were protested by some fanatics claiming that the terrorists died as Syuhada (Martyrs), but the large Moslem organisation Nadathul Ulama as well as the Moslem Ulema Council (MUI) denied and said that they are punnished for the crime they have committed.