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Lahad Datu: The second day of the 12-hour curfew saw a total of 69 fishermen, including 10 women, being detained after they failed to abide by the curfew imposed at six districts in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone effective Saturday.
Residents in the district have been assured that there was no reason to panic over the imposition of the curfew by the government in the east coast of Sabah.
DON'T BE A HYPOCRITE! Sabah's security woes are due to your illegal ICs handout - Bumburing slams Dr M A Sabah leader has put the blame on Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the a series of intrusions into the Borneon state, pointing out the security problems were the result of giving identity cards to illegal immigrants during his administration.
The call came at 10.50pm on Sunday, a day after the 26-year-old marine policeman was abducted by six heavily-armed gunmen who came from the southern Philippines, just after 11pm.
A curfew will be imposed on the east coast of Sabah following the attack on the diving haven of Pulau Mabul, says Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.
ZAMBOANGA CITY: A rising leader in the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organisation is suspected to be holding marine policeman Zakiah Aleip in a mountainous jungle hideout in the island of Jolo in southern Philippines.
Semporna: A marine policeman who was slain by armed men in an ambush at Pulau Mabul was buried with full police honours at his village in Kampung Bubul Batu, Monday.
A wife's prayer: Sharifah Erna Berson, 22, cradling her four-month-old son Muhamad Hisyam Izzuddin, and her mother-in law Juna Gumbur, 54, waiting for news about Kons Zakiah Aleip at their home in Sabah.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:22 pm
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