Court says the wakaf land in Butterworth has been held by Muslim authorities since 1919.
The Penang Islamic Religious Council also says the High Court has no jurisdiction to deliberate on the wakaf land issue.
Saman terhadap MAINPP difailkan oleh Abdul Shukor dan 2 lagi cucu Shaik Eusoff, iaitu Syed Idross Syed Hassan al-Mashoor dan Sheik Mohd Jelani Sheik Emam.
Muhamad Amin Abdul Rahman memfailkan saman pemula terhadap MAINPP dan 2 yang lain berhubung tanah seluas 2.7 ekar di Jalan Mengkuang atau lebih dikenali sebagai Wakaf Abdul Cauder.
Muhamad Amin Abdul Rahman claims he is the rightful heir to the land, which was never meant for wakaf or Muslim endowment purposes.
All 13 plead not guilty to a charge of blocking public servants from discharging duties, and are released on bail.
It says it has spent millions in rental allowance and legal fees due to stubborn residents who refuse to move out.
Council says the slander hurled against them for evicting residents from an endowment land in Butterworth has gone out of hand.
Penang Islamic Council decides to give temporary homes for them.
The projects have been deferred pending an administrative review, says the Penang Islamic council.