Logging suspended due to murky riverwater


Orang asli villagers complained about the water quality of Sungai Jumheng after logging activities were allowed to resume.

THE state government is waiting for a detailed report by the Perak Forestry Department regarding the polluted river near the Pos Kemar orang asli settlement in Gerik.

Perak Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu said while the Perak Forestry Department conducts its investigations in the area, all logging activity would be temporarily suspended.

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