U Ko Ni (Suu Kyi adviser) Age, Wife, Biography, Death Cause & More

U Ko Ni

Real NameU Ko Ni
NicknameKo Ni
ProfessionLawyer, Writer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1951
Date of Death29 January 2017
Place of DeathYangon International Airport, Myanmar
Death CauseAssassination
Age (as in 2016)65 Years
Birth PlaceYangon, Myanmar
HometownYangon, Myanmar
SchoolB.E.H.S(1) Katha, Sagaing, Burma
CollegeRangoon Arts and Science University, Yangon
Educational QualificationsB.A. LLB
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Controversies• He opposed the military-drafted 2008 constitution and called it "a fake federal constitution."
• In 2015, he criticized the National League for Democracy (NLD) for not selecting any Muslim candidates in the national elections.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
WifeTin Tin Aye
U Ko Ni wife Tin Tin Aye
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Yin Nwe Khine

U Ko Ni

Some Lesser Known Facts About U Ko Ni

  • Does U Ko Ni smoke?: Not Known
  • Does U Ko Ni drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • U Ko Ni was a popular human rights lawyer and a legal adviser to Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
  • He was a Burmese Muslim and a Supreme Court Lawyer who had handled 900+ criminal cases and 1400+ civil cases.
  • He founded Laurel Law Firm in 1995 with 2 other advocates.

  • He wrote 6 books on human rights issues and democratic elections.
  • He was involved in the interfaith peace movement.
  • On 29 January 2017, on his return from a government delegation trip to Indonesia, he was shot in the head when he was hiring a taxi outside the airport around 5 pm by an assassin who also killed the taxi driver. Later, the assassin was identified by police as U Kyi Lin from Mandalay, Myanmar.