The Thai government announced that it would pay compensation for the Burmese woman who died in the case of Bangkok shooting.
On Wednesday, the Thai Ministry of Tourism announced that it will pay compensation to the Burmese woman who died in the shooting at the Siam Paragon shopping mall in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. Sakolphat Kijdamrongsak of Thailand's Ministry of Justice also said that two hundred thousand baht in compensation will be given separately to the deceased.
A Chinese woman and a Burmese woman were killed when a 14-year-old gunman opened fire at the Siam Paragon mall in downtown Bangkok on Tuesday evening, October 3. The deceased Burmese woman was Ma Moe Myint, 31, from Thaton, Mon State. She has been working in Thailand for ten years.
Lawyer U Aung Myo Thant said that on Wednesday, some of the Thai government officials, Ambassador U Than Htwe, and some diplomats from the Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok visited where the shooting took place and met with Thai government officials regarding compensation for the deceased. Not only the Thai government will provide compensation for the deceased, but also from businessmen and organizations for those killed in Thailand.
Singapore's The Straits Times reported that her Thai employer said that Ma Moe Myint speaks Thai, Chinese, and English well and is attractive and that she earns a good salary in Thailand and supports her parents with about 10,000 Thai baht per month. Her employer would pay Ma Moe Myint’s parents a monthly allowance, just like when Ma Moe Myint was alive.
AFP reported that the Bangkok Metropolitan Police announced that they have opened a case of murder of the 14-year-old youth who was accused of committing the shooting, premeditated murder, attempted murder, carrying illegal weapons, and shooting in a public place. The police also arrested two people who sold weapons to this young man today.