The Sultan of Sulu — whoever he may be — has been issuing birth certificates purportedly to his subjects or “tarraayat” or rakyat in Sabah, the Malaysian state on Borneo island.

He didn’t call it “katarangan kalahiran” — those are my words — but rather “katarrangan sin kapag-anak” or birth information.

Those who know Malay will be able to guess the meaning of katarrangan sin kapag-anak.

Below is the low quality birth certificate supposedly issued to a person born in 1994.

The birth certificate image is originally posted at DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang’s blog, reproduced here without permission.

Sultan of Sulu Birth Certificate
Click here for the larger image.

The below than sub-standard birth certificate look as though it was issued in the 1940’s.

bar codeHowever, the birth certificate is supposed to be readable digitally, as there seems to be some sorts of a bar code on its top left corner.

But I bet no machine in the current world will be able to read those code. Someone from the outer space may be able to decode it.

Lim said his blog:

“In Parliament yesterday, I gave the Deputy Home Minister, Datuk Chor Chee Heung a copy of a birth certificate issued by the Sultanate of Sulu & North Borneo/Sabah for children born in Sabah, challenging Malaysian sovereignty in Sabah, as he said he was unaware of the existence of such birth certificates.

DAP MP for Kota Kinabalu Hiew King Cheu had earlier given me a copy of the birth certificate issued by the Sultan of Sulu & North Borneo/Sabah for his “subjects” in Sabah, raising disturbing questions about the future of Sabah – especially with the unchecked influx of illegal immigrants in the past four decades with many native Sabahans feeling that they have become foreigners in their own homeland!”

5 Responses to “Sultan of Sulu Issues “Katarangan Kalahiran” To His “Raayat” In North Borneo (Sabah)”

  1. mrBadak Says:

    ish bikin meradang!

  2. jaxon s Says:

    ya, memang. the sultan is a con as far as i’m concern.

  3. Flanegan Says:

    doi…… bila lar ni dorang mo give up.

  4. luvimiah Says:

    kawawakz namanz yungz mgaz stateless sa Sabah. Thatz their homeland so they must not kick out of Sabah!!!!

  5. jaxon s Says:

    Flanegan, menyalak bukit ba dorang tu

    Luv, such a pityz coz theirz ownz country rejected them..

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