Fugitive militant leading new terror cell in Kota Kinabalu


KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah is now becoming the focal point of terror activities in the country with fugitive militant Dr Mahmud Ahmad leading an Islamic State (IS) terror cell that has combined forces with the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) to bring in recruits from all over the region into the state.

The cell is using Sabah as a transit point to bring in recruits from peninsular Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh and even Rohingyas from Rakhine state to Marawi City, Mindanao in southern Philippines.

Start your ads-free experience now!

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Courts & Crime , IS , mindanao ,

   

Next In Nation

Malaysia and Turkiye agree to increase humanitarian aid to Gaza, says Anwar
Kajang cops hunt armed men for gold store robbery in shopping mall
Johor leader supports TMJ’s call for state to be treated as equal partner
Inbound traffic crawling on some major highways on Monday night (June 17)
Malaysia, Pakistan express solidarity with Gazans
Around 30 Malaysian couples head to Southern Thailand each month for polygamy
Three underage boys among four arrested for kidnapping, beating up teenagers
Student loses RM13,750 to online part-time job scam
Sunny side up to drop in prices: Small traders call it 'eggs-cellent'
Sg Bakap polls: No clear favourites, say analysts

Others Also Read