What happens when the sovereignty of your motherland is violated by foreigners?
A patriotic government will react with all necessary military might that our armed forces can muster to throw them off our sacred soil as soon as possible.
But when your hands are tied like UMNO-BN who have given instant citizenship to Filipinos, suddenly find themselves confronted with a situation which can impact on their vote bank in Sabah, you go pussyfooting around and wallow in indecisiveness.
This allows time for the intruders to reinforce their defences and makes it more difficult to expel or exterminate them.
The VAT69 is a commando unit which grew out of the Pasukan Polis Hutan (Police Field Force) fighting the Communist insurrection in the jungles in the 1950s and 1960s.
The prime PPH camp in Malaysia is the one in Ulu Kinta near Tanjong Rambutan in Perak. Some of the PPH officers in the 1970s were members of the Perak Flying Club in Ipoh.
Allahyarham Insp. Zulkifli Mamat, 29, leaves behind a widow and 2 sons, 4 and 1 years old, in Besut, Terengganu, while Kpl. Sabaruddin Daud, 46, leaves behind a widow, 2 sons and a daughter in Sungai Besar, Sabak Bernam, Selangor.
Al-Fatihah, semoga Allah mencucuri roh allahyarham.
Ir Oon EH
Sekretariat Parlimen Kota Raja