He expresses disappointment over inclusion of M'sia in list of countries with kidnapping risks, calls it baseless.
Jari Abdullah was shot in a gunfight while attempting to flee his captors.
Kuantan High Court says the prosecution failed to prove a prima facie case for the 2016 kidnapping.
The kidnapping of the two fishermen was the first such case in Esszone in two years.
Wanda Barzee will walk out of prison after serving 15 years for Elizabeth Smart's abduction in 2002.
Human rights group says 22-year-old M Rajanthiran has been missing since March and feared murdered.
Lam Chang Nam also charged for allegedly demanding an RM30,000 ransom from Koh's son.
This is over the kidnapping of K Gopala Guru at Jalan Loke Yew five years ago.
This after increased security measures at tourist islands, says Esscom's intelligence deputy head.
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UPDATED 4.40PM | Judge takes police to task over their failure to accord medical help to heart patient P Chandran.
A General Operations Force personnel is also recuperating after being injured in the shootout.
DAP's Sri Tanjong rep says those earning a living at sea should be armed so they can protect themselves.
There has been no official complaint or police report received from any yacht association on the alleged abduction.
The Star receives contact from kidnappers Abu Sayyaf and a hostage held since July.
This follows another kidnapping case off Semporna waters last week.
They were abducted in waters off Pulau Pom Pom, Semporna, by heavily-armed men last night.
This follows a report lodged by two crew members of the boat yesterday.
UPDATED 11.59AM | This is after families of the four hostages say they passed RM12 million in ransom to two police special branch officers.