KUNAK: A fish breeder, who was abducted by two men, shouted at the abductors to leave his wife alone before he was taken away.
"Don't disturb my wife. I will follow you," Chan Sai Chiun, 32, told the two men who abducted him from Kampung Air Sapang, 20Km from Kunak town, early Monday.
Chan's wife, Chin Paek Nyuen, 40, said she heard her husband telling the abductors who broke into their bedroom which was also occupied by their two-year-old daughter.
"I heard dogs barking and after checking to see what happened, I saw two armed men wearing masks holding my husband.
"Shocked, I ran into the bedroom and they tried to breakdown the door. I heard my husband telling them not to disturb me and that he will follow them.
"On hearing this, the abductors fled," she said when met at a fish farm.
The abductors who fled with her husband and a worker also stole several items including a television set and a boat engine.
Chin said her husband has two other business partners.
Chan and a worker known only as Mazlan, in his 20s, were abducted from the fish farm in Kampung Air Sapang, Kunak at 12.40am.
It is the third abduction case in the Sabah east coast this year.
On May 6, five gunmen abducted a Chinese national from an fish farm in Lahad Datu while a month earlier, a tourist from China was abducted from a resort in Semporna. - Bernama