Orang Asli land belongs to K'tan gov't, says PAS MP

Land that the Gua Musang Orang Asli are fighting for belongs to the Kelantan state government, said Kota Bharu PAS MP Takiyuddin Hassan.

"The problem now is that state government land is for logging, with permits issued by the Forestry Department, but some Orang Asli backed up by several NGOs claim that is Orang Asli land, when in fact it is state land, which is why they set up blockades to stop loggers," he said at a press conference in Gombak today...

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