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Monday June 16, 2014 MYT 11:35:00 AM
Monday June 16, 2014 MYT 12:14:30 PM
by muguntan vanar
LAHAD DATU: One of the two people kidnapped by Filipino gunmen from a fish farm near Kunak in the east coast of Sabah early Monday has escaped.
It is understood that a worker identified only as Maslan jumped off the speedboat of the gunmen while the whereabouts of fish breeder Chan Sai Chiun from Perak still unknown.
Maslan is believed to made his escape as the boat was speeding off and swam ashore to lodge a police report.
The gunmen had snatched Chan and Maslan at about 12.45am from the fish farm at Kampung Sapang in Kunak about 60km from here.
Armed with rifles, two masked men sneaked under the cover of darkness into the workers quarters of the fish farms and grabbed the two who were sleeping in their rooms, according to sources.
They said that Chan and Maslan were shoved into a 40HP speedboat where two more accomplices were apparently waiting in another boat.
Maslan escaped as the boat was speeding off.
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Crime, Kidnapped, Sabah, Kunak
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