Longhouse land row gets violent

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  • Friday, 27 Mar 2015

MIRI: A longhouse chief has lodged a police report claiming that his house had been purposely fire-bombed by arsonists due to a land dispute that he and his longhouse folks are facing with regards to an oil palm plantation project.

Tuai Rumah Jambai Jeli, who is the chieftain of Rumah Jeli, Sibuti sub-district located about 100km from Miri City, claimed that he was being harassed and intimidated by people who were trying to frighten him and his longhouse folks over the land dispute.

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