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Johor govt to pay RM5.2m after long battle over Orang Asli land

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Modified 29 Sep 2020, 5:31 pm

The Johor state government and the Orang Laut Seletar folk of Stulang Laut have reached a consent judgement where the government will pay RM5.2 million as compensation for the latter’s ancestral land.

This is in comparison to the RM255,000 initially offered by the state government in 2018, which then amounted to RM5,000 for each of the 51 affected families. The land was valued at RM23 million in 2005...

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