Recent and archived articles by Pk Katharason
EXCLUSIVE: PETALING JAYA: Militant Muhammad Joraimee Awang Raimee, who is believed to have been killed by Filipino security forces on Thursday, was a former Selayang Municipal Council officer employed on contract.
LAHAD DATU: Muamar Askali, the murderous militant who was the face of the Abu Sayyaf group (ASG) in videos making ransom demands and beheadings of kidnap victims, has been shot dead.
EXCLUSIVE: SANDAKAN: A bloodied photograph of dead Abu Sayyaf leader Abu Rami was released by Philippines security forces, confirming that he was killed in Bohol, central Philippines.
KUCHING: Barisan Nasional has surpassed its target of 70 seats in this 11th state elections.
KUCHING: A Malaysian shopkeeper-turned-bomb-maker associated with Islamic State (IS) is suspected to be among 13 Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed in a clash with the Philippines military in Basilan island.
KOTA KINABALU: A dispute over ransom money nearly led to a bloody gun battle between negotiators and the Abu Sayyaf terror group holding Marine Police Konst Zakiah Aleip hostage.
PETALING JAYA: A photograph of Malaysian terror suspect Amin Baco, who is linked to Islamic State (ISIS) militants, has been found in the mobile phone of a dead Abu Sayyaf gunman in southern Philippines.
JOLO: Kidnapped marine policeman Zakiah Aleip will not believe that he is a hostage. That is what former Abu Sayyaf hostage Octavio A. Dinampo thinks is going on in the mind of Kons Zakiah, 26, who was abducted from Pulau Mabul on July 12.
ZAMBOANGA CITY: A rising leader in the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organisation is suspected to be holding marine policeman Zakiah Aleip in a mountainous jungle hideout in the island of Jolo in southern Philippines.
SEMPORNA: Police Kons Zakiah Aleip who was kidnapped by Filipino gunmen, phoned his wife Sunday night to say he was alive.