The suspected IS member arrested by police yesterday was planning attacks on several popular entertainment outlets in Kuala Lumpur.
According to the New Straits Times, the 28 year old man was arrested at the Light Rapid Transit (LRT) in Setiawangsa at about 10pm yesterday by a team of policemen carrying out special operations in KL and Selangor.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar disclose that during initial interrogation of the suspect, he admitted to planning the lone-wolf attack after receiving instructions from IS member in Syria.
Khalid added that this man was also responsible for hanging IS flags at several locations in Terengganu, Selangor, Johor and Perak. The flags were put up as a warning to the Government to halt operations to arrest IS elements found in the country.