Plot valued at RM23m in 2005, settlement offer just RM5k per family

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 18 Jun 2019, 8:53 am

A legal battle is set to take place on June 3 involving another case which saw Orang Asli interests being pitted against that of a state government.

The case encompasses compensation for a parcel of prime land in Stulang Laut, Johor Bahru, where the shopping centre known as The Zon now stands.

The plot was estimated at RM23 million in a 2005 valuation, yet the compensation offered by the Johor government stands at a paltry RM5,000 per family.

Given that there are 51 families involved, the total amount is just RM255,000...

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