Hasanuddin marries Adnan Arsal's daughter PDF  | Print |  Email

Incident Type: Marriage

Date: March 2003

Location: Poso

Actors: Hasanuddin, the new leader of the JI subunit in Poso, Adnan Arsal's daughter Aminah.

Event: In an attempt to establish Hasanuddin's power quickly in Poso, he is married to Aminah. He becomes the secretary of the Ulil Albab orphanage, and otherwise sells shrimp chips for a living. He quickly organizes the disorganized mujahidin groups in Poso and revives previous JI fighters in Poso. He then divides the local mujahidin into two main groups, a military wing and religious outreach wing.

Source: ICG Report 2007