Tag: Marawi Siege
State police chief Ramli Din says they have not received any report that stateless children born in Sabah had returned to the Philippines and fought in Marawi.
He is also said to be renewing efforts to create an IS alliance of militant groups in Mindanao.
Esscom and other agencies such as the Special Branch will expose them to what they can and should do to assist the security authorities.
Esscom commander DCP Hazani Ghazali urges public to 'stick their noses in other people’s business' in safety and security matters.
Radical volunteers from Malaysia, Indonesia and other Muslim countries are helping the new pact comprising pro-IS groups and communists, says Filipino expert.
A source says Muhammad Ilham Syahputra may have been recruited in Malaysia when he worked for an air cargo company.
Former hostage says if Amin's teenage son is still alive and hiding in Basilan, chances are that the militant is there as well.
The security system aims to stop the smuggling of firearms and other transborder criminal elements into the state.
Pawel Wojcik, an analyst on terrorism issues says the use of such warfare is not a recent development as it has been favoured by the Islamic State for a long time.
The militant is reported by Philippine police to be still alive but the military thinks he is dead.
His whereabouts are unknown but he could be among dozens of militants, a captured Indonesian militant said are still hiding in Marawi.
These Malaysians are believed to remain holed up in the city along with some Indonesians and local militants.
The Philippine commandos say they only found out later that they had downed the country’s most wanted militant leaders during the shootout in Marawi.