Here’s an article that should be essential reading in understanding the background to the Kg Buah Pala issue.
In particular, how did Penang state government sell the land to the Koperasi when the trusteeship is believed to have passed to the Federal Government?
Can you sell something that you don’t own?
How could the Penang state government under the BN sell the Kampong Buah Pala land when “the available evidence seemed to show that the land is still vested in the Federal Lands Commissioner”, wonders a bewildered P Ramakrishnan.
Negative elements – greed, corruption, abuse of power and judicial indifference – have conspired to wipe out part of Penang’s history and destroy its heritage. Read on…