Police arrests one more suspect in publisher murder case, recovered victim’s belongings

7222Police arrested a man yesterday on suspicion of involvement in murdering of Wai Yan Hein, the publisher of the Iron Rose weekly news journal, according to the Yangon Region Police.
The arrest of Pyei Thu Naing, also know as Phaya Pwe or Pyo Thaw, who is also a friend of the murder suspect Aung Ko Ko, came after a confession of suspect Aung Ko Ko who have been arrested on suspicion of the April 14 murder of the publisher.
Further investigation is being conducted, said the police source.
During earlier interrogation, Aung Ko Ko confessed of disposing off Wai Yan Hein’s Toshiba laptop and iPhone SE into Kandawlay lake on circular road, Ward 6, Pyin Oo Lwin. Yangon Region police personnel and Aung Ko Ko went to Pyin Oo Lwin and with the help of divers, recovered the laptop on 20 April and iPhone SE on 22 April.
Strands of hairs found at the murder site were also sent to the crime lab together with the hair samples of the two suspects for testing and opinion.
Yangon Region police force is continuing the investigation according to the law and will release more information as it became available.—GNLM

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