Tag: Esscom

  • 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 […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Threat from Abu Sayyaf remains. Sea curfew in Sabah’s east coast extended to Oct 13 By Muguntan Vanar KOTA KINABALU: The dusk to dawn sea curfew in eastern Sabah waters has […]

  • ASG still hold 15 hostage

    No new abduction cases have been reported since April 17, says a maritime piracy information sharing centre. Of 59 people kidnapped from boats off Sabah, 15 still being held captive […]

  • Sabah curfew extended

    Threat from Abu Sayyaf terrorists still high. Dusk-to-dawn curfew extended to Sept 27 in ESSZone waters KOTA KINABALU: The dusk-to-dawn curfew in the waters off seven districts under the Eastern […]

  • Esscom on high alert

    Concerns after ASG terrorists arrested in KL. Esscom on high alert for Abu Sayyaf members fleeing Philippines By AVILA GERALDINE KOTA KINABALU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) has been on […]