Abductors of Indonesian fishermen demand RM4 million ransom: Sabah police

KOTA KINABALU (Bernama) – The abductors of two Indonesian fishermen kidnapped in Pulau Bodgaya waters in Semporna on September 11 have demanded a ransom of RM4 million for their release, Sabah police confirmed yesterday.

Sabah Police commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah said the abductors telephoned the wife of one of the kidnap victims at 10.24am on September 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 told reporters after officiating at the delivery of the message of the Sabah Police commissioner at the Sabah Police headquarters in Kepayan.