CHENOR – Action approving the construction of business premises in order to create Medan Info Desa Kampung Batu 13 Jengka here to protest some of the people when the infrastructure work is done on a site believed to be the old cemetery.
A resident, Abdullah Mohd Shariff, 39, said the old cemetery is believed to exist prior to independence by using river stones as tombstones.
According to him, the old and the people know the history of the existence of six veteran’s cemetery around the old village.
“We were surprised that the construction work carried out on the business premises concerned.
” In fact, were disappointing when the existence of this old cemetery is ignored when a few miles tie refused to clean the construction site machinery.
“I denied claims by some authorities say it is not the grave of old and new river rock just normal,” he told The Star.
Gazette old tomb site
/> Mohd Shariff said the old grave site is not an area with large river rock river rocks and even the old graves are in a position facing the Qiblah in pairs.
According to him, the authorities need to proclaim the old graveyard and a few other sites so that it is protected.
“There are old graves in a separate area also houses a tomb said to be heir relatives.
“The tomb is fenced on August 14, 1981 by the National Museum of care but stopped in 1992,” he said.
Paid confirm the grave old
Islamic /> District Officer (Paid) Chenor, Abdul Zaki Md Zain said further investigation, including obtaining witnesses and residents, the government confirmed the authenticity of the existence of the old graves as well based on the marked tombstone
He said the tomb was believed to exist long before the colonial period and the efforts of communist gazette it as a heritage site will be done.
“The mosque committee requested to submit an application for this purpose through the Office of Religious Chenor before referred to the Pahang Islamic Religious Department (JAIP).
“They include the other areas that are believed to put some old tombstones,” he said.
Abdul Zaki said District and Land Office (PDT) Maran also urged him get black and white from the National Museum on an old grave grave believed to relatives for further action.
According to him, it was due to land The old burial site is privately owned rights.
Work stopped immediately
Maran /> District Officer Datuk Salleh said Fadzilla , any construction of business premises is stopped immediately after getting complaints on the matter.
He said the project will be transferred to a new site that has been identified and the matter was settled amicably involve all parties involved .