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Deputy home minister: Security in ESSZone should not be compromised

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TAWAU, 13 Sept -- Timbalan Menteri Dalam Negeri Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman (tengah) mengadakan sidang media selepas membuat tinjauan udara kawasan insiden penculikan dua nelayan Indonesia oleh sekumpulan penjenayah bersenjata semalam. Turut sama Pemangku Pesurujaya Polis Sabah, Datuk Omar Mammah (kiri) dan Ketua Polis Daerah Semporna SUPT Piter Umbuas. --fotoBERNAMA (2018) HAK CIPTA TERPELIHARA

TAWAU, Sept 13 — The kidnapping of two Indonesian fishermen yesterday is a clear signal that security measures in Sabah especially the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) should be further enhanced and should not be compromised.

Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman said it was important for the government to increase the allocation to control and secure the area under the ESSZone, involving 1,400km of the eastern Sabah coastline.

“I agree with the government’s cost-saving measure involving mega development projects but the security aspect should not be compromised.

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The Malay Mail Online

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