Abductors demand $14 million ransom for Chinese tourist kidnapped from Sabah
Published on Apr 10, 2014 2:33 PM
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Abductors of two women from a resort off Semporna have demanded RM36.4 million (S$14 million) for the release of a Chinese tourist, Home Minister Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi revealed.
"We have received a note that the kidnappers have asked for 500 million pesos or RM36.4 million as ransom.
""We have sent our team to discuss with the so-called reported middle person," he told reporters on Thursday.
Mr Zahid added that there has been no ransom demand for the Filipina hostage.
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