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Logging firms sue Jerantut villagers in row over forest reserve

Logging companies Beijing Million Sdn Bhd and Rosah Timber & Trading Sdn Bhd have filed legal action against eight individuals from Kampung Baharu in Jerantut over allegations that the latter prevented the companies' workers and contractors from carrying out works in a nearby forest reserve.

The plaintiffs, through legal firm Jacob Goldie SS Chew, filed a writ of summons against the villagers at the Kuantan High Court on July 14.

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