Category: Sabah and Sarawak

Another of Shafie’s brothers arrested over graft probe

Lahad Datu assemblyman Yusof Apdal detained in connection with the alleged misappropriation of RM1.5 billion in funds allocated for rural projects in Sabah. KOTA KINABALU: Another sibling of Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal, has been arrested in connection with the alleged misappropriation of RM1.5 billion in funds allocated for rural projects in Sabah. Malaysian […]

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Cops call up Warisan leaders over gathering, candlelight vigil

Almost all Warisan leaders summoned by police to give statement over gathering in support of detained youth wing leader Aziz Jamman. KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) says that almost all its top leaders were called to give statements at the city police headquarters here over a recent gathering. This was made known this morning […]

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Malaysian Mahmud Ahmad may be IS emir for Southeast Asia

Regional security expert Zachary Abuza says the deaths of terror leaders Isnilon Hapilon and the Maute brothers have left a void in the leadership position. KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia’s most wanted terrorist Mahmud Ahmad appears to have become a key figure to watch in the region as he may be installed as the Islamic State’s (IS) […]

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Shafie’s influence limited to eastern Sabah, says BN man

Kiulu state rep Joniston Bangkuai dismisses Warisan’s claims about state, saying Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman continues to control western, central regions. PETALING JAYA: A state assemblyman from Sabah Barisan Nasional believes the influence that Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal holds on the state is not as widespread as many might be led to […]

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Attempted arson at Penampang DAP office

Sabah DAP’s Jannie Lasimbang says security guard was in office when he smelled something burning, finding an envelope on fire, with box of matches under door. KOTA KINABALU: The Penampang DAP service centre almost caught fire after someone pushed a burning envelope and matches under its wooden door. Sabah DAP women’s wing chief Jannie Lasimbang […]

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Remand order for Warisan youth chief extended 3 days

KOTA KINABALU: The remand order for Parti Warisan Sabah youth chief Mohd Azis Jamman who was held to assist in a graft probe reportedly involving RM1.5 billion has been extended for three days. The former Semporna Umno youth head will now be detained until Oct 17. He was arrested on Oct 9 at the Malaysia […]

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Warisan veep expected to be released from remand today

Peter Anthony was detained last Friday as part of the graft-busters’ investigation into the alleged misappropriation of RM1.5 billion from rural development funds. KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) vice-president Peter Anthony is expected to be released today from his remand in connection with a graft investigation. Peter was initially remanded for five days from […]

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Shafie Apdal’s brother arrested at MACC office

Hamid Apdal, who went to MACC’s office to assist in the agency’s corruption probe in the morning, was arrested at 9.30pm. KOTA KINABALU: Hamid Apdal, the younger brother of Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) president Shafie Apdal, has been arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in its investigation into the alleged misappropriation of RM1.5 billion […]

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8 foreigners, including Malaysians, still fighting in Marawi

Malaysian police believe five Malaysians still holed up in Marawi city. KOTA KINABALU: Eight foreigners are among 40 militants still remaining in Marawi city, southern Philippines, the nation’s military has said. Philippine security forces did not say if Malaysians were among them, but Malaysian police still believe five of them remain holed up in the […]

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IGP dismisses claims illegal gambling widespread

Mohamad Fuzi Harun pledges action against policemen supporting or taking part in such activities. KOTA KINABALU: Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun has dismissed allegations that illegal gambling is widespread and thriving nationwide because some police officers are supporting the vice. He, however, promised action if any members of the police force were found to be […]

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