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IF someone had been visiting Malaysia for the first time in the last two or three weeks, we wouldn’t blame them for thinking Malaysia is the kidnap capital of the world.

The social media rumour mill was extra hyper with stories about kidnappings in many states beginning, as far as we can see, with a tale of a primary school student narrowly escaping being kidnapped, complete with a picture of the white panel van allegedly involved.

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