Where kidnapping is a business


Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador. -Starpic

SEVEN days after the Inspector-General of Police stated that every day there was a cross-border kidnapping threat in the east coast of Sabah, an Abu Sayyaf-linked kidnap group struck.

At 2.20am on June 18, gunmen wearing military fatigues abducted 10 of 16 fishermen from two fishing boats in the waters of Lahad Datu and headed to Jolo island in the southern Philippines.

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