Convicted Muslim militant Umar Patek – a bomb maker in the 2002 Bali attack that killed 
 202 people – has walked free from an Indonesian prison. Photo: AP
Convicted Muslim militant Umar Patek – a bomb maker in the 2002 Bali attack that killed 202 people – has walked free from an Indonesian prison. Photo: AP
Indonesia

Indonesia releases Bali bomb maker on parole after he served half his sentence

  • Umar Patek was a leading member of the al-Qaeda-linked network Jemaah Islamiah, blamed for the bombings at two nightclubs in Kuta Beach in 2002
  • Authorities say he has successfully reformed while in prison and they will use him to influence other militants to turn away from terrorism

Convicted Muslim militant Umar Patek – a bomb maker in the 2002 Bali attack that killed 
 202 people – has walked free from an Indonesian prison. Photo: AP
Convicted Muslim militant Umar Patek – a bomb maker in the 2002 Bali attack that killed 202 people – has walked free from an Indonesian prison. Photo: AP
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