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Malaysia charges 8 Filipinos with terror crimes

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian prosecutors have charged eight Filipino men with terrorism-related offenses following an armed siege in Borneo that killed 71 people.

The eight are the first to face charges after an estimated 200 members of a Filipino Muslim clan slipped into Malaysia’s Sabah state last month and took over a village to highlight their long-dormant territorial claim to the timber-rich state.

Subsequent firefights killed 62 clansmen and nine Malaysian police and army personnel, according to Malaysia’s government. Some of the surviving Filipinos fled back to the neighboring southern Philippines, while a few dozen are believed to be hiding on palm oil plantation land in Sabah.

Government prosecutors on Wednesday charged eight suspects in Sabah with two terrorism-related offenses that carry a possible death penalty or life imprisonment on conviction.

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Tags: Features , Filipinos , Malaysia , Sabah stand off , Sultanate of Sulu

  • billy31

    The news of how many Malaysians military and police killed are not true. They are now in the hundreds…due to their stupid friendly-bullet-fires….hahahahahahaha. mga tanga!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/2LTXBWMOSF22PZPAM26K6B7OZE Adzhar


      • billy31

        if u have a reliable source in the Malaysian Military, they will tell u the truth! ..that many of them were killed due to their stupidity.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/2LTXBWMOSF22PZPAM26K6B7OZE Adzhar

        As if you are the only one has that kinda info. Twisted and hoodwinked by your own mockery.

      • billy31

        hahahahaha, twisted? Malaysia twisted history, trained fighters to sow terror in the Philippines and now it is KARMA time.

    • misuari playboy

      ha ha ha another one of kiram joke ha ha ha

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/OPFBEHQPMIP3OTVWF2Z73CENIQ Vigo

      ….hahaha…f u want to support one eye pirate….ple support smartly….joke

      • Alexalbert Mistisma


        I wonder if you studied college.

    • corei3sleek

      same goes to your so-called sultanate. It’s fake..

      • billy31

        fake sultanate? the sultanate is real. sabah as malaysian is not real!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q6UHKC43FYFDBCZ2T44ZKDPYA4 Cabal

      Like the 10,000 kiram’s reinforcements ?

      • billy31

        the truth is the 10,000 are already spread in Malaysia. just wait and see…hahahahaha

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7WCOBSV5Z4W2LXUBNZNOD34GZ4 Sabra shatila

    Philippine govt supply & protect terrorism & criminal?

    • misuari playboy

      yep we filipinos are terrorists loving

      • misuari playboy

        ha ha ha kiram joke again

  • Mattino2011

    Dead meat na yan walo na yan..Death sentence sa malaysia ang pag-udyok ng gerra daw laban sa hari

  • Michael Gonzales

    Our government will surely do nothing.

    • misuari playboy

      ha ha ha another kiram joke really funny

    • corei3sleek

      Better than Kiram. When his men dying and suffering from the bullets, he’s too doing nothing. Instead, he is now busying to complaint about his own safety from unknown assassin… what d heck..

      • Alexalbert Mistisma

        Traitors are always obvious…even in the comments

  • Hey_Dudes

    These 8 convicted under a tough Malaysian terror law is a sure death sentence for them. Question for these 8 is, was it worth obeying an illegal order from Kiram?

  • misuari playboy

    tomorrow 10000 warriors will swim to sabah and save the 8 convicts. only in filipina where guns are everywhere and everywhere terrorists are idols.

    • misuari playboy

      10000 warriors will swim to sabah tomorrow after they have their breakfast

      • misuari playboy

        this time malaysia better be prepared, these warriors carry their passports with them.

      • misuari playboy

        malaysia police get ready, these 10000 warriors will take sometime to get clear malaysia immigration

      • PurpleDaisy13

        Why are you talking to yourself?

        You need to see a psychologist urgently.

  • Hey_Dudes

    That’s 8 less MNLF cadres who will no longer do damage to Mindanao if deported by Malaysia.

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