Sabah: Esscom got priorities wrong

Esscom got priorities wrong: Sandakan MP

By: Winnie Kasmir

SANDAKAN: Member of Parliament Vivian Wong said implementation of the sea curfew in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) seems no longer effective in curbing the kidnapping threat, especially on the east coast.

She said this is because the attention of Esscom seems to be on checking local boats for licences, safety jackets and number of passengers but not the foreign ones. “The focus should be boats that do not belong to Malaysia and how to identify them, thus making sure our coast is safe while at the same time identifying foreign boats that act suspiciously.

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Sabah/Sulu Sea

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