A Chin refugee was killed during carols being sung in a New Year’s Eve event by a gang from Kualu Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.
Hre Kung (25) from Myotit block of Hakha, the capital of Chin state, Burma was beaten to death, when carols were being sung by his group, ushering in the New Year in Kuala Lumpur by around 20 persons in a gang, said a Chin refugee from Malaysia.
“They were beaten while waiting for the Metro in Hangtaung station of Kuala Lumpur. The rest of the refugees fled,” said a relative of Hre Kung.
The body is being kept in Chawkit civil hospital of Kuala Lumpur for postmortem.
Report suggest that around 40,000 Chin people are staying in Malaysia and most of them are involved in doing odd jobs to support their families in Chin state.