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Nation 16 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sabah launches hunt for convicted child rapist

TAWAU: Sabah authorities have launched a massive manhunt for a convicted child rapist who escaped from a prison here after scaling its perimeter wall.

Nation 16 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Four prison staff killed when bus plunges into ravine

PENAMPANG: Four officers from the Tawau Prison were killed when a bus from the Sabah Prisons Department plunged into a ravine at Kampung Moyog, Penampang at about 10.10am on Thursday.

Nation 14 May 2013 | 3:56 PM

Lahad Datu: Jamalul Kiram's nephew, woman among those charged over Sulu gunmen intrusion

KOTA KINABALU: A nephew of the self-styled Sulu Sultan Jamalalul Kiram III was among 10 people charged at the Tawau High Court for waging war against the king in relation to terrorism activities committed during the Lahad Datu intrusion.

Nation 12 Jul 2013 | 1:59 PM

Lahad Datu: Thirtieth man charged with terrorism over intrusion by Sulu gunmen

TAWAU: Another man has claimed trial in the High Court here to a charge of being a member of a terrorist group involved in the intrusion incident in Lahad Datu last February.

Nation 13 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

Another Filipino charged over Sulu intrusion

TAWAU: Another Filipino has been charged at the Tawau High Court in connection with the Sulu intrusion, bringing the total number of people hauled up in court to 31, including a special branch officer.

Nation 20 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Local man fined RM12,000 for illegal hunting of protected animals

KOTA KINABALU: An illegal immigrant was jailed for poaching endangered sea turtles while a local was slapped with a heavy fine for illegal hunting of protected animals by the court.

Nation 19 Mar 2015 | 4:59 PM

Foreigners make up 58% of Sabah prison inmates

TAWAU: About 58% of Sabah's 6,500 detainees and inmates serving sentences in six prisons state-wide are foreign nationals, said its Prisons Director Ab Basir Mohamad.

Nation 16 Jun 2016 | 7:29 AM

Sabah police probe negligence in escape of rapist

KOTA KINABALU: Police are investigating whether there was negligence by personnel that allowed a rapist to escape on Tuesday.

Nation 17 Jun 2016 | 9:06 AM

Runaway convicted rapist nabbed at plantation in Lahad Datu

TAWAU: The convicted rapist who escaped while being taken to Tawau Prison to serve his 20-year jail sentence was re-arrested in Lahad Datu early Friday morning.

Nation 18 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Convicted rapist recaptured

KOTA KINABALU: A convicted rapist who escaped from a Tawau court has been recaptured.