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Metro News 19 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Training for local police pilots

THE PILOTS of the Royal Malaysian Police Air Operations Force unit are now better equipped thanks to two weeks of tactical emergency and rescue training from the US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron.

Nation 15 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Commando unit equipped with light arms, court told

KOTA KINABALU: The police’s elite VAT69 commando unit in Kampung Tanduo was equipped with reconnaissance operations instead of those usually used in a firefight on March 1 last year, the High Court heard.

Nation 14 Feb 2014 | 1:45 PM Premium

Lahad Datu intrusion trial: Commandos were not looking for a firefight

KOTA KINABALU: The police’s elite VAT69 commando unit at Kampung Tanduo was equipped for reconnaissance operations instead engaging the enemy in a firefight on March 1 last year.

Nation 31 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cops: Sulu intruders showed no sign of giving up

KOTA KINABALU: The armed Sulu intruders showed no sign of surrendering from the time they arrived at Kampung Tanduo until their shootout with Malaysian security forces on March 1 last year, said elite VAT69 Commando unit senior officer Deputy Supt Abdul Rani Alias.

Nation 29 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Troops had photos of gunmen a week before shootout’

KOTA KINABALU: A week before the March 1 shootout that led to a full-scale assault on Sulu intruders, security forces already had aerial photographs showing armed men in Kampung Tanduo. Lahad Datu.

Nation 15 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Lahad Datu: Sabah MMEA now under Mindef

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah’s Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has been placed under the command of the Defence Ministry to address the security issues relating to the state’s porous border.

Nation 09 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

250 police officers leave for Banda Aceh

A total of 250 police personnel from various units will be sent to Banda Aceh to provide assistance to the tsunami victims. The first batch of 125 personnel left for the devastated Indonesian province yesterday afternoon.