Court rules RM37 Million to be paid to 78 Orang Asli
22 December 2016 | Source: Bernama
IPOH, Dec 22 (Bernama) -- It was worth the long wait for 78 Orang Asli from the Jakun tribe in three villages in Kota Tinggi, Johor, when the High Court here today ruled in their favour.

High Court judge Datuk Samsudin Hasan, who presided the case at the Johor High Court prior to his transfer here, ruled that the Orang Asli and the Linggui Valley Orang Asli (Jakuns) Trust should be compensated and ordered them to be paid RM37 million.

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