Tag: Esscom

  • Kidnappers no longer in Malaysia

    Suspicion has fallen on the Abu Sayyaf Group, based in the Philippines. Kidnappers no longer in Sabah waters Kidnappers who abducted two Indonesian fishermen at gunpoint in Semporna yesterday have […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Recent fishing crew kidnap underlines threat. Due to threats from Sayyaf, Sabah extends sea curfew ZAMBOANGA CITY – Due to persistent threats posed by the Abu Sayyaf, Sabah has extended […]

  • Actors Vs Pirates

    Curious claim from production team. Esscom advises actors to lodge report over ‘kidnap’ threat KOTA KINABALU: Security forces in Sabah want the two actors who claimed they were at risk […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Curfew continues in face of threat from Abu Sayyaf Group. Sabah dusk-to-dawn curfew extended for two more weeks KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s dusk-to-dawn curfew which ends on Sunday (May 27) has […]

  • New K&R groups emerge

    Esscom chief Hazani Ghazali says the groups are also involved in robbery. Esscom identifies 3 new kidnap-for-ransom groups KOTA KINABALU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) has identified three new […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pinoy pirate pursuits

    The clearance to enter each other’s waters is part of a trilateral maritime security agreement between Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Esscom welcomes green light on pursuits into Philippines KOTA […]

  • Sabah kidnap free

    No recent incidents involving Abu Sayyaf Group terrorists. No kidnappings involving Malaysians a win for Sabah in 2017 THE year 2017 saw no kidnappings involving Malaysians in the Eastern Sabah […]

  • ASG killed off Sabah

    Incident occurred in the waters near Lahad Datu at 3:00am. Malaysian security forces have shot dead an alleged kidnapper off of Sabah An alleged cross-border kidnapper has been shot dead by […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Despite some gains, fight against ISIS-inspired terrorists in region continues. Esszone curfew in Sabah extended for another 2 weeks By WAH FAIZAL ISMAYATIM  KOTA KINABALU: The 76th phase of the curfew […]

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