Sabah improvements

There were no kidnappings or intrusions last year following better security, including the efforts of the Eastern Sabah Security Command, says report.

Heightened security measures in Sabah waters show results

KUALA LUMPUR: Improved security measures in Sabah and its surrounding waters have produced quantifiable results, according to a report in The Diplomat.

No kidnappings, for instance, took place the whole of last year and there has been no repeat of the 2013 incursion into Sabah by armed Sulu residents. And despite the Islamic State’s stated wish to target Malaysia, there has been no major terrorist attack. The report also noted the increased allocations to the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom).

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