Monday, March 11, 2013

"Sultan" Akjan VS "Sultan" Jamalul Kiram

Controversial Suluk leader Datu Mohd Akjan Ali Muhammad has called on members of the community not to give any assistance to the Sulu gunmen currently involved in a standoff with Malaysian security forces. 

Akjan, who also claims to be the rightful heir to the Sulu sultanate, said the Suluk community in Sabah should pledge their loyalty to Malaysia and no other country. 

Calling on the remaining Sulu gunmen to lay down their arms and surrender unconditionally, he said their persistence would only prolong the trouble. 

“I wish to remind all Suluks here that they are Malaysian citizens. Therefore, they should always pledge their allegiance to Malaysia and be among the first to step forward to defend their country. 

“The Sulu gunmen must leave unconditionally,” he said. “Their refusal to do so will only bring more trouble to themselves. 

“If you (Tausug from the Philippines) want to claim Sabah, then we, the Suluks in Sabah, can also make that claim. But what is there to claim when we are now Malaysians whereas you all are nothing but people from the Republic of Philippines just like Jamalul Kiram II,” said Akjan, who had been detained over “Project IC”. 

“Over my dead body will I allow Filipinos to claim Sabah as part of their country,” he said. 

Akjan, who is also the chairman of the Malaysian Islamic Welfare and Sermon Organisation (Pekida) in Sabah, said it supported Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's move to do whatever was necessary to flush out the gunmen. 

He hoped the other communities in Malaysia would not stereotype Suluks in the country due to the Lahad Datu incident. 

“We, the Suluks of Sabah and Malaysia, have been around for so long. 

“It is not possible for us to become part of the Philippines,” he added. 

Akjan also demanded an apology from PKR vice-president Tian Chua over his statement linking Umno to the foreign intrusion. 

In LAHAD DATU, Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Ahmad Maslan said Suluks born and raised in Sabah had no affiliation with the intruders. 

“Do not link the local Suluk community to the intruders from the Philippines,” he said at a meeting with representatives of the Suluk community on Saturday. “We changed the name of Ops Sulu to Ops Daulat so it would not look like we are against the Suluk community.” - The Star


  1. you forsake your own people now Sultan? for what reasons? will this contribute to the well being of the Sultanate in exile you wish to install back? or for your own self aggrandisement and survival. you should neither be malaysian or filipino if you make a stand. you are fishing using two boats. donot peck on your own people if you want to restore the Sultanate in the future.

  2. dua2 ni Sultan Palui.. Sultan tiada daulat.. gila kuasa.

  3. Jamalul Kiram III is a fake Sulu sultan

    It is, therefore, wrong for him to assert to be the heir to the last sultan of Sulu, Jamalul Kiram II, who died in 1936.

    Jamalul Kiram III was never a legitimate descendant of the nine "rightful heirs" of Jamalul Kiram II that was drawn up in the 1939 'Macaskie Judgement' to be eligible to receive cession payments, following the ceding of Sabah, then known as North Borneo, to the British North Borneo Company (BNBC).

    The source, who has indepth knowledge of the Sulu "sultanate" household and its history, stressed that according to the family tree, although Jamalul Kiram III was a member of the household, he was never a descendent of the nine principal heirs who had the right to the cession payments.

  4. Jamalul Kiram III is a fake Sulu sultan

    "When Jamalul Kiram II died in 1936, he left no direct heir, and BNBC also stopped the cession payments. So, the nine had gone to court as a group to recognise their right to receive the annual payment," the source said.

    In 1939, the Chief Justice of the High Court of North Borneo, Justice Macaskie, ruled in the heirs' favour and the annual payment resumed. The Malaysian Government has continued with the payment, following the formation of the federation.

  5. Jamalul Kiram III is a fake Sulu sultan

    In 2011, descendants of the nine principal heirs to Jamalul Kiram II obtained an order from a Sulu court to recognise them as the legitimate direct descendents to the nine principal heirs.

    This second generation of the heirs are Dayang Dayang Piandao Taj-Mahal Kiram-Tarsum Nuqui, Putli Nurhima Kiram-Forman, Siti Ayesha K.H Sampang, Sulatan Fuad A. Kiram, Dayang-Dayang Sheramar T. Kiram, Princess Permaisuri Kiram Guerson and Sitti Jenny K.A Sampang.

    "As such, he (Jamalul Kiram III) cannot claim to be an heir or descendent of any of the nine principal heirs," the source contended.


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