Accused murderer on the loose
A 29-year-old man charged with killing his stepfather in June escaped police custody in Yangon’s Northern District Supreme Court on October 6.
Ko Naing Lin Zaw, of Hlaing Tharyar township, was noticed missing when police called his name at about 2:45pm in anticipation of a court hearing.
His wife, Daw Aye Aye Cho, came and met him at the courthouse at 10:50am, according to the guest logbook. Those tasked with looking after the accused man could face charges for reckless performance of their duties. Yangon Region police urge anyone who sees Ko Naing Lin Zaw to call 199 or visit the nearest police station.