News from Lawas: 4 persons staffing the blockade were arrested at 1430hours today at KP 130. There are :
1. PalongPengiran; 2. Peter Singa; 3. Seliman Joseph, & 4. Akal Kading. The first 3 are from Kampong Long Sebangan while the 4th from Kampong Long Lidung. The first 2 were released around 7.00pm, after giving their statement. The last 2 are still being detained in lock-up and scheduled to give statement tomorrow. The 2 released pledged to continue with the blockade tomorrow, where more people are expected to turn up to give support to those arrested.
News has it that the enforcement officers from Land and Survey Dept came in Petronas vehicles in the afternoon and slashed the hut of the blockaders with parang. Lawyer Baru Bian adviced that the blockaders lodge police report about the damages.
We will keep you updated.