Eight Abu Sayyaf members deported to the Philippines

Homeward bound: The Abu Sayyaf members being handed over to Philippine security forces personnel in international waters between Sandakan and Taganak island in southern Philippines. — Bernama

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia has deported eight suspected members of the notorious Abu Sayyaf group who were arrested in Beaufort earlier this month.They were handed over to the Philippine security forces in international waters located between Sandakan and Taganak island in southern Philippines yesterday.

Sandakan Immigration enforcement officer Muhammad Isa Hasley officially handed over the eight men wanted by the Philippines for involvement in murders and kidnappings besides other criminal activities.

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