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Unemployed Man Charged With Kidnap Of Businessman’s Son

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SHAH ALAM – An unemployed man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with the kidnap of a businessman’s son for ransom of RM300,000 last month. K. Poonganeswaran, 35, nodded after the charge was read out to him, but no plea was recorded. He was charged with six others still at large with abducting…

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Fong Relishes Freedom, 17 Years On

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SEMPORNA – For the past 16 years, dive instructor Ken Fong would look at his watch with dread at 8pm every April 23. He’ll be doing the same for the 17th time on Sunday. “I remember the date and time very well. It was a big event in my life. I look to see if…

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Two Friends Charged With Kidnap Of Vietnamese Woman

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KLANG – Two friends were charged in separate Magistrate’s Court here today in connection with the abduction of a Vietnamese woman for ransom of RM3,000 last month. In the court before Magistrate Mariam Maran Abdullah, Mohamad Zahiruddin Jemanih, 31, was charged with another person still at large, with wrongfully confining the woman, aged 21, for…

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3 Rescued Kidnap Victims Undergoing Medical Check-Up In Philippines

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KUALA LUMPUR — Three Malaysian hostages who were rescued in the Sulu Joint Task Force, on Sunday, have been sent to a medical centre in the Philippines. The Foreign Ministry, in a statement, today confirmed Jumadil Rahim, 24, Mohd Ridzuan Ismail, 33, and Fandy Bakran, 27, were found in Poblacion Punay, Panglima Estino, Sulu, during…

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Malaysian Authorities To Bring Home 3 More Kidnap Victims

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LAHAD DATU – The Malaysian authorities are in the process of bringing home three more Malaysians who were kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in July last year. They are Jumadil Rahim, 24, Mohd Ridzuan Ismail, 33, and Fandy Bakran, 27. Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) Commander Datuk DCP Wan Abd Bari Wan Abd…

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Sabah Kidnap Case: Two Malaysians Expected To Return At KLIA Tonight

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KUALA LUMPUR – Two of the five Malaysians who were abducted by the Abu Sayyaf group in the Philippines in July last year are expected to return at the KL International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang tonight. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, when contacted by Bernama today, confirmed the matter but declined to…

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Couple Held For Snatching Baby

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TANAH MERAH: A husband and wife were arrested for snatching a five-day-old baby from the district hospital paediatric ward.The woman was believed to be suffering from post-partum depression after they lost their child in June, and in desperation they kidnapped the baby on Monday. In the 6.30pm incident, the 26-year-old suspect, who is a mechanic,…

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Pulau Gaya Kidnap Victim Freed – Police

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KOTA KINABALU – A fishing trawler owner, who was kidnapped in the waters off Pulau Gaya, Semporna on Sept 27, has been released. Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said Ruslan Sarapin, 39, returned safely to Lahat Datu at 7 am today and police were still taking his statement. “A kidnapped victim has been…

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Police Did Their Best To Rescue Kidnap Victims: Deputy IGP

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  KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim (pix) said the police did their best to rescue the four Malaysians who were kidnapped in the southern Philippines recently. He said when the victims were kidnapped on April 1, the police’s main priority was to reunite them with their families. “The most…

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15 Kidnap Attempts Foiled By Esscom Since 2014

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) crippled 15 kidnap attempts at the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) since 2014, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim. Shahidan said the number included six kidnap attempts thwarted since January this year. “Steps to beef up security and enforcement at holiday…

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Indonesian Sailors Home After Philippine Kidnap Ordeal

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  JAKARTA – Ten Indonesian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants returned home Sunday after being freed in the southern Philippines, less than a week after the gunmen beheaded a Canadian captive. About five weeks after being abducted, the 10 tugboat crew turned up outside the house of the provincial governor on the…

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Sabah Police Confirm Abduction Of 4 Malaysians By Armed Group

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KOTA KINABALU – Sabah police today confirmed that four Malaysians were abducted by eight armed men off Pulau Ligitan yesterday around 6.15 pm. Sabah police commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said the four aged between 21 and 34 were among nine crew members of a ship which was heading back to Malaysia from the Philippines.…

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I’m Not Afraid Of Daesh’s Kidnap Threats – Hishammuddin

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LUMUT: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein today said that he was neither afraid of nor scared by the reported attempts by the Daesh militant group to kidnap him last year. However, he said the threats posed by that militant group could not be viewed lightly. “I’m not scared, it’s not me as an…

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