Selangor MB dismisses documents ‘proving’ Orang Asli land ownership in forest reserve

Diyana Ibrahim

Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari showing a map of the Kuala Langat Northern Forest Reserve to a press conference in Shah Alam today. He says there is no black and white document proving the Orang Asli's ownership of land in the forest reserve. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, February 20, 2020.

SELANGOR Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari has dismissed claims by the Kuala Langat Orang Asli that documents proving their ownership of land in the Northern Forest Reserve exist.

He told a press conference today that state government records showed the land there is only “foraging land” for the Orang Asli.

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