Jakarta, Dec. 2 -- Nahdlatul Ulama's (NU's) youth wing Ansor Youth Movement (GP Ansor) will deploy its militia organization Banser NU to guard Minister Mahfud MD's parents' residence in Pamekasan, East Java, after several mobs raided it, Dec 1.

GP Ansor Chief Yaqut Cholil Qoumas remarked that the organization will protect leaders of NU -- the largest Islamic organization-- including Coordinating Political, Legal, and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD from any threats.

"This is the task of Banser to protect Kiai (religious leaders) as well as NU's leaders from any threats," Qoumas noted in a statement here on Wednesday.

Earlier, on Tuesday afternoon, several mobs raided Mahfud's residence in Bugih Village, Pamekasan, East Java. Mahfud...