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Esscom: Ageing gunman Gulam no longer a threat

KOTA KINABALU: Haji Gulam or Mulpi Ladja, a notorious Abu Sayyaf-linked gunman who was released by the Philippines authorities recently, is no longer a security threat to Sabah.

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Dawn-to-dusk curfew in Sabah's east coast extended another two weeks

KOTA KINABALU: The dawn-to-dusk curfew in Sabah's east coast has been extended another two weeks from Tuesday (March 12), amid continuing threats from Abu Sayyaf-linked cross-border kidnap groups and other criminal elements.

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Sabah's east coast curfew extended over kidnapping and other threats

KOTA KINABALU: The dawn-to-dusk curfew in Sabah's east coast has been extended another two weeks from Thursday (Dec 27), amid continuing threats from Abu Sayyaf-linked cross-border kidnap groups and other criminal elements.

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Sabah east coast on Abu Sayyaf radar

EXCLUSIVE: KOTA KINABALU: After a key Abu Sayyaf sub-commander escaped death in an armed assault, there are concerns that militants are still eyeing Sabah’s east coast for their kidnappings despite the recent Philip­pine military crackdown in their stronghold in Jolo.

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Philippine forces kill another Abu Sayyaf militant

KOTA KINABALU: The Philippine military is continuing its operations against fleeing Abu Sayyaf gunmen, killing a militant known only as Imbo, a key man to the notorious Alhabsi Misaya who was killed in late April.

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Expert: Abu Sayyaf will regroup

KOTA KINABALU: The Abu Sayyaf militant group, displaced after the death of its commander Al Habsi Misaya, is expected to regroup un­­der a different face or employ different methods, warns a security expert.

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Abu Sayyaf commander Al Habsi killed

KOTA KINABALU: The most notorious Abu Sayyaf commander, Al Habsi Misaya, the man who has been terrorising Sabah with his kidnappings and murders, has been killed.

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Ramli: Offensive against Abu Sayyaf will be positive for Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: The Philippines’ military offensive against the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group would lead to an improved security situation in eastern Sabah’s sea borders, Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din said.

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Shootout drama at sea with Filipino gunmen off Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: It was a night of high drama at Sabah’s east coast Darvel Bay when, for the first time, Malaysian security forces came into direct confrontation with Filipino gunmen involved in cross-border kidnappings.