Sabah Commissioner of Police (IGP), Datuk Hamza Taib has urged all parties particularly the media not to speculate on Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar's statement regarding claims of imminent attacks on Sabah by militant groups.
Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) Director-General Datuk Mohammad Mentek said there has been no attempt by members of the Abu Sayyaf group or the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF)to penetrate into the coastal areas of eastern Sabah.
The Lahad Datu armed intrusion early this year has served as a lesson that security aspect encompassing the country's rights and sovereignty should be regarded as one of the pillars in nation-building, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
The Court of Appeal here today allowed Batu member of Parliament Tian Chua's application to have the trial on his sedition charge with regard to his alleged statement on the Lahad Datu intrusion, be stayed pending disposal of his appeal.
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said the terrorist intrusion in Lahad Datu and Semporna early this year should serve as a lesson for the people to remain united in preserving the country and independence.