• Short Summary

    AT MIRI, IN SARAWAK, THE TRIAL CONTINUES OF MEN SUSPECTED OF TAKING PART IN THE ABORTIVE BRUNEI UPRISING LAST DECEMBER.

  • Description

    AT MIRI, IN SARAWAK, THE TRIAL CONTINUES OF MEN SUSPECTED OF TAKING PART IN THE ABORTIVE BRUNEI UPRISING LAST DECEMBER.

    TWO ACKNOWLEDGED LEADERS OF THE REVOLT HAVE BEEN APPEARING AS PROSECUTION WITNESSES TO GIVE EVIDENCE AGAINST THEIR FORMER COMRADES.

    ONE OF THEM, HAJI IBRAHIM BIN HAJI TALIB, WAS ONE OF THE MAIN ORGANISERS OF THE REVOLT IN THE MIRI AREA.HE SURRENDERED TO BRITISH TROOPS IMMEDIATELY AFTER THEY RELIEVED BEKENU.HAJI IBRAHIM IS A KEDAYAN, A FARMING PEOPLE RELATED TO THE MALAY RACE WHO LIVE AROUND THE BORDERS OF BRUNEI.

    THE OTHER LEADER, ABANG ISMAIL BIN ABANG PILL, A BRUNEI MALAY, HELPED TO RECRUIT REBELS FOR AN ATTACK ON MIRI WHICH NEVER MATERIALISED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7K6492Y4GN5RSY1RGWQ4YLJ27
    Media URN:
    VLVA7K6492Y4GN5RSY1RGWQ4YLJ27
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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