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(The Star) – Police have arrested a man suspected of gunning down a Christian district attorney who had prosecuted Muslim militants accused of terrorism in central Indonesia , authorities said Friday. The suspect was detained on Wednesday in the town of Palu in Southeast Sulawesi province, police Brig. Gen. Taufik Ridha said. He gave no more details on the arrest or the identity of the suspect, saying that doing so could jeopardize the hunt for three other people believed to have taken part in the slaying.Four men opened fire on prosecutor Ferry Silalahi on May 26 as he left church in Palu. Silalahi died instantly and the gunmen rode off on motorcycles. Police have declined to speculate on a motive for the killing. Silalahi had been working in Palu, 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) northeast of Jakarta , for the past year prosecuting terrorism suspects. One of his last cases centered on three dozen Islamic militants accused of killing 12 Christian villagers in Central Sulawesi in October. The first seven defendants in the attack went on trial last month and face possible death sentences if convicted.