POLICE arrested two men for the murder and rape of a young couple in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday, while two other suspects remain at large.
Aung Tin Myo (alias Aung Paing), 20, who is the son of U Thangyaung and Kyaw Maung (alias Zaw Zaw Aung), 19, who is the son of U Khin U are in police custody and authorities are still searching for Zaw Lay, 22, and 16-year-old Maung Myo (alias Myo Zaw Win). Both who are in police custody are from Shwekyabin Ward in Zabuthiri Township.
The four men allegedly met for drinks and at around 1am on 30 September they set off on two motorbikes while under the influence. They began following the young couple, who were also on a motorbike and forced them to drive to the back of Junction Centre. When they reached Diplomatic B Road, they fatally stabbed the 16-year-old male and raped the 16-year-old female. The murder weapons were thrown into a lake near the Royal Golf Club.MNA