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April 4, 2014 7:22 AM Kidnapping: Esscom powerless to act

Esscom, allocated RM75 million under Budget 2014 has no authority to command, direct or order any action. KUALA LUMPUR: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom), which has come under attack over the security breach on Wednesday when armed men in masks stormed a resort in Semporna and kidnapped a Chinese national and a Filipina, has no power to “give direct 18

April 4, 2014 1:48 AM Sabah abduction considered crime, not foreign intrusion | Malaysia | The Malay Mail Online

Tourists take cover on the floor next to an overturned table as armed men occupy a hotel in Sabah, April 2, 2014. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The abduction of two foreigners from a resort in Semporna, Sabah is being treated as a criminal incident and not an intrusion in Malaysian territory, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan 39

April 4, 2014 1:22 AM Sabah kidnapping a serious security breach, say lawmakers

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng (pic) said it is shocking that gunmen had managed to kidnap a Chinese tourist and a Filipina hotel worker from a Sabah resort island again. In last night's incident, 29-year-old tourist Gao Hua Yun from Shanghai was kidnapped from the Singamata Reef Resort off Semporna. A Filipina worker, who has not been identified 22

April 4, 2014 12:25 AM 2 women abducted from resort

TERROR: Masked gunmen grab Chinese national, Filipino worker near Semporna KOTA KINABALU: CHINESE tourist Gao Hua Yuan, 29, who was kidnapped by three masked gunmen at gunpoint from Singamata Adventures and Reef Resort, was alone on the walkway outside her room when they took her. Police said the men had earlier gained access to the resort employees' 40

April 3, 2014 2:13 PM MPs question ESSCOM’s credibility

KUALA LUMPUR: Two DAP parliamentarians today questioned the credibility of the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM) after another kidnapping incident at a resort island off Semporna. Sandakan MP Stephen Wong Tien Fatt and Kota Kinabalu MP Jimmy Wong Sze Phin said they were puzzled how a group of armed men had kidnapped a Chinese tourist and a Filipino 19

April 3, 2014 1:42 AM Two abducted from Semporna resort - Nation

KOTA KINABALU: A 29-year-old Chinese national and a Filipino resort worker have been abducted from a resort off Semporna. The Chinese woman, Gao Hua Yun from Shanghai, and the 40-year-old Filipino worker at the resort were snatched by as many as six unidentified gunmen at around 10.30pm Wednesday from the Singamata Reef Resort in Semporna 54

April 2, 2014 11:07 PM VAT 69 commando recalls how gunmen fired on them during recon op - Nation

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian security forces were taken by surprise when Sulu gunmen suddenly fired on them during a close reconnaissance operation in Kampung Tanduo last year, the High Court heard yesterday. VAT 69 commando Sjn Mohd Rosli Sidek, 53, said he was inspecting houses in an area of the village with his team when they heard gunshots. “We immediately 26

March 26, 2014 11:54 PM VAT 69 team told to shoot at intruders, court hears - Nation

KOTA KINABALU: A police commando told the High Court here that they were ordered to shoot at armed intruders after a shootout between Malaysian security forces and Sulu gunmen in Kampung Tanduo Lahad Datu on March 1. VAT 69 commando Sarjan Mohamed Sukri said prior to the shootout, they had been ordered to maintain high restraint. Sukri, who is the 15th witness 18