Sunday, February 9, 2014

Arakanese national killed in Malaysia

( Yangon, 8 February 2014) : Arakanese national Ko Aung Gyi, who is a member of 88 generation student group, was killed in Kuala Lumpur on  February 4, said media reports.
Ko Aung Gyi was assassinated on Tuesday evening soon after his meeting with an Arakanese delegation in the Malaysian capital city, reported BBC Burmese.
A former student leader turned political activist from Arakan, Ko Aung Gyi used to live in Malaysia along with his family members for many years.
Mentionable is that the Arakanese delegation led by U Aye Tha Aung and Dr Aye Maung also faced an assassination attempt in Kuala Lumpur but they could escape.
Ma Su Su Myint, wife of Ko Aung Gyi had confirmed the death of her husband after identifying his body in the hospital.
According to Ma Su Su Myint, someone had called her husband over the telephone to go for a place understandably for discussing about business matters. Ko Aung Gyi, who took the profession of a  car dealer in Malaysia, accordingly responded to the call and faced the consequence.
Ko Aung Gyi’s body was found with his car next day. His burial is supposed to take place in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
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