Write on Thursday, 15 January 2015 Published in Regional
A picture made available on 15 January 2015 and dated on 14 January 2015, showing Malaysian police escorting suspects in the murder cases of Myanmar citizens at a court in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia. Nine Myanmar citizens has been brought to court on charges of participating in an unlawful assembly and caused the death of six of their countrymen on 14 September 2014. All of them were charged under the Penal Code which provides for a mandatory death sentence. EPA/STR MALAYSIA OUT
A picture made available on 15 January 2015 and dated on 14 January 2015, showing Malaysian police escorting suspects in the murder cases of Myanmar citizens at a court in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia. EPA/STR MALAYSIA OUT

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Nine Myanmar nationals have been charged with murder in Malaysia over the gruesome killings of six of their countrymen, a media report said January 15.

Write on Thursday, 15 January 2015 Published in Regional

Malaysian police claim they have smashed a human-trafficking syndicate following the rescue of 17 Myanmar nationals who were found locked in a house in Kulim, in the northern Malaysian state of Kedah on Tuesday, according to a report by The Malaysian Insider January 14.

Write on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 Published in Regional
Kimberley Street Night Scene, Penang, Malaysia Photo: honghan/Panoramio
Malaysian police are continuing the hunt for suspects connected to the murders of several Myanmar nationals on Penang Island. Kimberley Street Night Scene, Penang, Malaysia. Photo: honghan/Panoramio

Police in Penang, Malaysia are hunting for four more Myanmar nationals in relation to the series of brutal murder cases involving their countrymen in the last quarter of 2014, according to a report in The Star Online January 12.

Write on Thursday, 18 December 2014 Published in Regional

Two Myanmar nationals wanted by the Malaysian police to assist in the investigation into the murder of several fellow nationals on Malaysia’s Penang island are believed to have fled the state, according to The Star on December 17.

Write on Friday, 05 December 2014 Published in Regional

Police in Malaysia say revenge has emerged as the main motive in the killings of at least 18 Myanmar nationals in Penang since the start of the year, a newspaper has reported.

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