KINABALU, (Nov 30) — Police have assured the safety of the
Taiwan national who was abducted from Pulau Pom-Pom, Semporna on Nov 15.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the case was being
managed by both the Malaysian and the Philippine governments.
“We can assure you that the victim is safe. We are also accommodating her
family while we work out her release with our neighbouring country,” he told
reporters after attending the opening of the Security and Public Order Seminar,
According to Khalid, the security forces and the Eastern Sabah Security
Command (ESSCOM) were reviewing the security measures following the incident
which also claimed the life of another Taiwanese.
He said police had intensified community policing on islands and had
demanded island resort operators to give full cooperation to security personnel. BERNAMA