Woman jailed eight years in prison for supporting the ISIS terrorist group

A female assistant engineer at a factory was jailed eight years by the High Court here today for using social media to support the ISIS terrorist group.

Judge Datuk Mohd Sofian Abd Razak meted out the sentence to Irma Julyanti Buang, 32, who changed her plea to guilty, and ordered her to serve the jail term from the date of her arrest on April 20.

Mohd Sofian, in his judgement, said the offence committed by the accused was serious and threatened the country’s security.

“The accused explicitly expressed her support and sympathy for ISIS, and as an educated person, she should have known about the violence perpetrated by ISIS in the Middle East, as the group’s activities have also been reported by the media.

Source: Bernama