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Why now? Hadi asks gov't on timing of Orang Asli lawsuit

Anne Muhammad  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang today questioned Putrajaya’s move to sue the Kelantan government over encroachment into Orang Asli land, amid ongoing campaign for the Cameron Highlands by-election.

“I would like to ask why the government chose to bring up this issue during the Cameron Highlands by-election… Why now when this is an old issue?

“Are they trying to campaign? Or did they really just thought it about now during the by-election, and never before this, when this is an old issue,” Hadi said at a press conference after launching a seminar on the history of PAS, held at its former headquarters in Taman Melewar, Gombak...

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