Blatant open burning near Pekan shocks lawmaker

Wong Kai Hui

Modified 20 Sep 2019, 5:55 pm

A Pahang lawmaker who took to the skies to inspect rainforest fires today found evidence of open burning at a plantation near Pekan, Pahang.

Semambu assemblyperson Lee Chean Chung, who published aerial photographs of the incident online, estimated the affected area to be about 20 acres.

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