In response to media queries, MHA is aware that plans were being made by the six terror suspects arrested by the Indonesian Authorities. Our security agencies have been coordinating closely with the Indonesian authorities since the discovery of this attack plot, to monitor the activities of the group and to apprehend those involved. We are grateful for the good co-operation by the Indonesian authorities and their actions to apprehend the group.
In response to this threat and the prevailing security situation Police and other agencies have been stepping up inland and border security measures.
This development highlights the seriousness of the terrorism threat to Singapore, and the importance of the SGSecure national movement. The public are advised to remain vigilant.