Kuantan MP: Reveal owner of land where children drowned

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Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh has urged the government to reveal who owns the land where three children drowned in what was reported to be an abandoned bauxite mine pool.

This comes after the government, in a parliamentary reply to Fuziah said the pool was not remnants of a bauxite mine because no permits for mining were issued for the land.

“I demand that the identity of the landowner be made public as the landowner should be fully responsible for negligence. He or she dug holes on land too close to a residential area, and left it to collect water, which cost lives...

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