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12/9/2011 Indonesia (The JakartaGlobe) – Six people accused of a series of bomb scares across Central Java a year ago were sentenced on Thursday to between five and six years in prison by the West Jakarta District Court.
The court found Roky Aprisdianto, also known as Atok Prabowo, the mastermind of the campaign, guilty on several counts under the 2003 Anti-Terrorism Law. He was sentenced to six years for heading the group that placed bombs at several sites in Solo and Klaten, including police posts, churches and mosques.
That was lighter than the eight years prosecutors had been seeking. Roky’s lawyer said his client would not appeal the decision.
Unexploded bombs found at two police posts and three churches in Solo on Dec. 1 last year were traced back to the group, which had reportedly wanted to start a religious war.
The group also detonated small explosives at Solo’s Kliwon Market on Dec. 1 and a church six days later, and was responsible for an unexploded bomb found at a mosque in Yogyakarta on Dec. 23 and a mysterious package left in a mosque in Klaten on Dec. 30.

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