Abductors of Indonesian fishermen demand RM4m ransom: Sabah Police

KOTA KINABALU: The abductors of two Indonesian fishermen kidnapped in Pulau Bodgaya waters in Semporna on Sept 11 have demanded a ransom of RM4 million for their release, Sabah police confirmed today.

Sabah Police commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah said the abductors telephoned the wife of one of the kidnap victims at 10.24 am on Sept 18.

“No time period was given for the payment of the ransom. We will wait for developments. There could be negotiations between the families of the victims and their employer,” he said to reporters after officiating at the delivery of the message of the Sabah Police commissioner at the Sabah Police headquarters in Kepayan here.

The two fishermen, in their 30s, were abducted by two armed men while fishing in Pulau Bodgaya waters in Semporna at about 12.30 am on Sept 11. — Bernama

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