Wife of Arakanese singer stabbed to death in Sittwe

( Sittwe, 18 June 2013) : The wife of well known Arakanese singer Ko Doe Ree was stabbed to death on Monday in Sittwe, the capital of Arakan, said a family source.

Ma Onmar Tun, 32 died after their neighbour U Maung Took attacked her in the evening nearby her residence and she finally succumbed to the injuries.

According to the family source, the popular Arakanese singer and his wife Ma Onmar Tun  had altercations  with U Maung Took in several occasions before the incident.

On the Monday evening incident, the assailant U Maung Took suddenly stabbed the lady by a knife and fled from the location.

The cremation of Ma Onmar Tun, who is the mother of three children will be held on Wednesday at Manzi graveyard in Sittwe, a family source disclosed.