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Firearms seized in Lahad Datu were functional, court told

A number of firearms seized during an operation to rid Sulu of armed intruders in Lahad Datu were functional, the High Court here was told today.


Lahad Datu intrusion trial postponed

The High Court here has adjourned the Lahad Datu intrusion trial involving 30 individuals, to tomorrow.


ESSCom to deport over 200,000 immigrants in Sabah

Efforts are being made by the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) to deport more than 200,000 illegal immigrants still in Sabah, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.


Driving out illegals to stem abductions, incursions

Each time a kidnapping takes place in the east coast region of Sabah, the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) becomes the butt of a lot of finger-pointing.


Curfew in Sabah waters to be extended to June 17

The police have extended to June 17 the dusk-to-dawn curfew in the waters off eastern Sabah.


Guan Eng slammed for Sabah security remarks

A member of Parliament (MP) from Sabah today slammed Bagan MP Lim Guan Eng for saying that the state's elected representatives did not care about security issues in Sabah.


Kidnap victims' families receive calls from abductors

KOTA KINABALU, May 23 (Bernama) -- Sabah police commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman confirmed that the families of two Malaysians who were kidnapped from a seafood restaurant in Sandakan last May 14 had received three telephone calls from their abductors.

Besides the demand for ransom, he said, the caller also asked for money to pay for the victims' food and beverage and also for medical cost of one of the victims, Thien Nyuk Fun,50, who has diabetes.


Over 100 arrested in connection with Lahad Datu intrusion, court told

More than 100 people were arrested on suspicion of being linked to Sulu gunmen in an intrusion at Kampung Tanduo in Lahad Datu, about two years ago, the High Court was told today.


Police to propose banning barter trade in Sabah

To curb criminal activities, especially kidnapping which was getting rampant, the police will propose to the Sabah Government to ban barter trade between the state's east coast communities and southern Philippine residents.


Stop abduction in Sabah

Therefore, the security threat of Sabah cannot be removed without the dissolution of Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines. The government should pressure the Philippines through diplomacy, or seek solution through regional or international organisations.


 

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