Eight suspected militants nabbed in anti-terror swoop

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 07 Oct 2017

One of the suspects arrested in Sandakan on Sept 27.

KUALA LUMPUR : Eight suspected militants, including five with links to the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), were detained following a major swoop in three states, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.

The Inspector-General of Police said the suspects were nabbed by the Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division in Sabah, Selangor and Perak between Sept 27 and Oct 6.

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