ASG or affiliates believed to be behind kidnapping.
Zahid: Kidnappers of fishermen managed to operate ‘under radar’
KUALA LUMPUR: A kidnap for ransom group is behind the abduction of the three fishermen in Sabah waters near the tourist resort of Pulau Pom Pom off Semporna, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
“This group moves in the southern Philippines, specifically near islands located in the vicinity of Malaysian waters,” said Dr Ahmad Zahid, who is also Home Minister.
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