Sabah: Security forces raid Telipok refugee settlement

Fall out from the Sabah Invasion

Sabah: Invasion at Lahad Datu

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police arrested 520 individuals in a massive joint operation to weed out criminal elements at one of the biggest settlements for immigrants in the state.

Six of those arrested, including a woman, were nabbed for investigation under the Security Offences (Special Measure) Act 2012.

State police commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said the six, aged between 19 and 50, were suspected to be informers to foreign criminals.

“We will look into all aspects, including the possibilities that they have links with kidnap for ransom groups as well as the Lahad Datu intrusion in 2013.”

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13 February 2016 | MYT 6:35 PM

Sabah cops nab six informers in Telipok raid


KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police arrested six informers during an integrated operation at the Telipok settlement on Saturday.

They were among the 520 people arrested in the operation.

Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said the informers are believed to have provided information and assistance to cross border criminals here.

“These six, aged between 19 and 50, will be investigated under the Sosma,” he said.

6 warga asing ditahan SOSMA disyaki salur maklumat kepada penjenayah Selanjutnya di

Operasi Khas siang tadi di Telipok, kesan PATI : lapor BH

We also excited to know more this operation. Police raid Telipok refugee settlement this morning.

Six informers among 520 arrested in massive joint…

13 February 2016 | MYT 2:51 PM

Sabah security forces raid Telipok refugee settlement

telipokKOTA KINABALU: A massive pre-dawn operation was carried out in the notorious Filipino refugee settlement in Telipok, Saturday.

It could not be ascertained yet if the security forces were targeting extremist elements linked to the Abu Sayyaf group or Islamic State (IS).

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