Esscom investigating report of armed men slipping into Lahad Datu


LAHAD DATU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) is investigating an allegation that greater than 10 armed men, believed to be Filipinos, had infiltrated into Lahad Datu right here by means of Tambisan waters.

Esscom commander Deputy Comm Hamzah Ahmad, when contacted by Bernama, mentioned the matter was nonetheless below investigation.

“Currently, the scenario within the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) is sweet and below management,” he mentioned briefly through Whatsapp on Thursday (Feb 3).

According to sources, a person claimed to have seen greater than 10 suspicious people, who had been armed and in camouflage apparel, enter Sabah by means of the waters of Long Patau in Tambisan final week.

The man additionally claimed that each one the men had been believed to be Filipinos based mostly on their dialog within the Suluk language.- Bernama

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