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Abu Bakar Bashir: Indonesia to release suspected Bali bombings mastermind

Bashir was jailed in 2011 for his links to militant training camps in Aceh province

Indonesia will release radical cleric and alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings Abu Bakar Bashir from prison later this week, the government said on Monday, upon completion of his jail term.

Bashir, 82, who was among Indonesia’s most notorious extremists, is considered the spiritual leader of the al Qaeda-linked Jemaah Islamiah (JI) network. He was jailed in 2011 for his links to militant training camps in Aceh province.

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