The detained tourists — two from Canada, one from the U. The photos went viral after the earthquake on June 5, with some blaming the disaster on the display of public indecency. Authorities are still looking for six other tourists who joined in the photos. Listen to the most important stories of the day. Write to Justin Worland at justin. Mount Kinabalu is photographed hours after a magnitude 5.
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Police in the eastern state of Sabah arrested a foreign woman involved in the incident, state news agency Bernama reported. The nationality of the woman was not disclosed. Acting police chief Keong Ho Eng said the woman was held at the airport in the town of Tawau on Tuesday afternoon, as she was about to leave for Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital. A group of tourists stripped to take pictures at the peak of Mount Kinabalu on May 30, infuriating many who regarded the act as disrespectful.