Johor gov't taking 'hard-line stand' in Orang Laut Seletar case, claims lawyer

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 6 Aug 2019, 11:36 am

The lawyer for the Orang Laut Seletar group seeking compensation for their ancestral lands in Stulang Laut claims that the state government is taking a hard line in the case, and tying it down with technicalities.

This comes despite a statement on June 5 by recently appointed Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal indicating a swift resolution to the case which dates back to 1993.

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