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Islamist jailed for Myanmar plot

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JAKARTA - An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic extremist to six years in jail for conspiring to attack the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta to avenge the killing of Rohingya Muslims. 

Suspected Indonesian extremist Achmad Taufiq, left, is guarded by a policeman prior to his trial at the South Jakarta court in Jakarta on Nov 11, 2013. (AFP file photo)

The South Jakarta district court on Monday found Rokhadi, alias Shiro, guilty of "evil conspiracy" for plotting the bombing as well as owning explosives to be used to blow up the front of the embassy, Okto Rikardo, a prosecutor who attended the trial, told AFP on Tuesday.

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