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Family determined not to quit defending century-old home against industrial development
Berjuntai Tin Dredging Bhd has made multiple attempts to force the family out and win the right to tear down their home.
That company brought electricity to Rawang in the 1920s and the contested bungalow was one of the first buildings in Malaya to receive electricity.
The hearing is scheduled for Aug 9 at the Shah Alam High Court.
Jimmy’s fight began in 2007 when Associated Pan Malaysia Cement Sdn Bhd and Lafarge Malaysia Bhd, who now own the mining lease to the land, asked the family to move out to enable quarrying and construction of a cement factory to begin.
In 2016, the Shah Alam High Court held that the family was only a licensee when they settled on the land, a decision upheld by the Court of Appeal.
“I am confident that the state government will help me. I have faith in the government.”
For the company, it’s turned into a race against time.
Jimmy is not ready to give up and is hoping for popular support. “I think the public need to know that this beautiful historic house is in danger.”
“My elder daughter, Ambar first learned to ride her bicycle here. Now she’s asking me if I can make a badminton court for her and her friends even though she’s fully aware of the likely demolition.
Legalities aside, is this a case of one man courageously standing against the seemingly unstoppable greed of huge industrial companies?Read more: Free Malaysia Today
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