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Perak MB: 4,200 football fields worth of forest reserves cleared illegally

Bernama

Published
Modified 10 Apr 2021, 10:49 am

3,000 hectares, or 4,200 football fields, of forest reserves in Perak were detected to have been illegally cleared to date, according to Menteri Besar Saarani Mohamad.

He said the issue was being addressed through the state Forestry Department, with five cases brought to court and several others currently being investigated.

“Some people have been chopping down trees and extracting...

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