Abu Sayyaf frees marine cop Zakiah after eight months

Kons Zakiah (left) and Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman at a press conference at the chief minister

KOTA KINABALU: Marine police constable Zakiah Aleip, who was abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants in Pulau Mabul, Semporna in July last year, has been released.

Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said Kons Zakiah was released by his kidnappers at about 2.30pm on Friday, and was sent to Sulu at about 11pm on the same day.

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