Filipinos sentenced to life imprisonment used force to claim Sabah, says DPP


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  • Wednesday, 07 Jun 2017

PUTRAJAYA: The nine Filipinos who were convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for their involvement in the Lahad Datu intrusion tried to use force to claim Sabah as theirs, said Deputy Public Prosecutor Wan Shaharuddin Wan Ladin.

DPP Wan Shaharuddin said there were negotiations between the Malaysian security forces and that leaflets had been distributed around Kampung Tanduo in Lahad Datu, Sabah, from helicopter asking the intruders to lay down their arms and to surrender to the police.

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