Sabah kidnap threat

Sabah on guard after Indonesia alleges Abu Sayyaf hunting for hostages


KOTA KINABALU, Sept 2 — The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) is on alert following warning from neighbouring Indonesia that Abu Sayyaf insurgents may be carrying out raids for ransom victims over the long Merdeka weekend.

ESSCom commander Datuk Hazani Ghazali said intelligence from the Philippines showed no immediate threat despite a circular from the Indonesia Consulate here alleging an attempt in Sabah’s east coast.

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Abu Sayyaf Group

File image of Abu Sayyaf Group terrorists and hostages.

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