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Orang Asli seek Dr M's intervention in Kelantan land battle

Liow Sze Xian & Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

More than 200 Orang Asli from the Temiar community in Gua Musang, Kelantan, are seeking Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's intervention in the battle over their ancestral land.

Accusing the PAS-led Kelantan state government of being insensitive to their plight, the Orang Asli are hoping that Putrajaya will make a difference.

Their memorandum was received by Mahathir's political secretary Abu Bakar Yahya outside the Prime Minister's Office.

The group's spokesperson Nik Mohd Syafiq Dendi Abdullah told reporters there had been no response from the Kelantan state government since their first meeting held in 2013...

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