Convicted Bali bomber Umar Patek, who’s dealing with approaching parole, recorded an abnormal on-camera interview from jail about his involvement within the 2002 nightclub bombings.

Patek has been filmed in contemporary days strolling via Porong jail in East Java, talking to the jail governor, the pair smiling and giggling in combination for the digital camera as he casually mentioned his position within the terrorist assaults, which killed greater than 200 other folks.

“My mistake used to be being concerned within the Bali bombing,” he instructed Governor Jalu Yuswa Panjang within the video.

“I instructed them that I used to be in opposition to it. However that they had completed the challenge at 95%.

“9 hundred and fifty kilograms of explosives had been packed and able, they usually insisted on going forward.”

The interview seems on Porong Jail’s personal YouTube channel, the place the jail warden and different government continuously submit identical interviews with different inmates, together with convicted terrorists.

The submit comes days after Patek used to be authorized for parole, regardless of robust objections from the Australian executive and outrage from Bali bomb survivors and sufferers’ households in Australia.

“This morning I joined our brother Umar Patek, our good friend from Block F,” the governor says as he introduces the 20-minute video.

“These days we’re going to communicate to him about who precisely Umar Patek is? Numerous other folks do not know. Perhaps there are numerous girls who wish to know?”

Patek used to be a senior member of Jemaah Islamiah, the al-Qaeda-linked terror crew at the back of the Bali bombings.


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