Danish Embassy issues statement on anniversary of U Ko Ni’s assassination

Prominent lawyer and NLD's legal advisor U Ko Ni​. Photo: Mizzima

The Danish Embassy has issued a statement on the anniversary of the assassination of prominent lawyer U Ko Ni.

On 29 January 2017, U Ko Ni was assassinated at Yangon International Airport. He was returning from a trip to Indonesia with the Information Minister U Pe Myint.

The statement calls for a quick conclusion to the court cases against those accused in the assassination.

Police detained four suspects, gunman Kyi Lin and alleged co-conspirators Zeya Phyo, Aung Win Zaw and Aung Win Tun, their trial began ten months ago, but there is still no verdict.

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