Sulu heirs basically shot themselves in the leg for any legal claims when 235 Sulu militants decided to invade Lahad Datu in 2013 which saw 68 of these terrorists killed and 10 of the brave Malaysian security forces losing their life. Imagine the gall of these terrorists now wanting to claim billions of money from the Malaysian Government after all the murders they have committed. Image source: Lelarentaka
The fact is there has been an attempt by the Philippines to use the Sulu Sultanate’s claim that it always owned the state of Sabah to lay its claim on the state. Whilst it is a fact that the Sulu Sultanate owned Sabah at one point in history, the same cannot be said now. The Sulu Sultanate’s issue now left to be resolved is the outstanding annual payment of RM5,300. Image source: Sabah Kini.