Bo Nat Khann Mway, Burmese military officer, Died at 55


Bo Nat Khann Mway was born in 1961 and died on March 13, 2016.

He was also referred to by his aliases as “General Saw Lah Pwe”, “Na Kham Mwe”, “Na Kam Mui”, “Bo Moustache”, and “Mr. Moustache”.

He was a Burmese military officer.

He was the commander-in-chief of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army – Brigade 5 (DKBA-5), an insurgent group currently fighting government forces in Myanmar (Burma).

In the year 2011, his brigade divided from the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army, then himself and his soldiers rejected the government’s proposal for a “border guard force”.

However, two of the original five brigades under his command, comprising of around 300 troops, integrated themselves into the newly formed “border guard force”, on August 21, 2010.

Bo Nat Khann Mway passed away at 55 yrs old due to neck cancer in Bago (Pegu), Myanmar.