COMMENT | A candlelight vigil was held for slain native rights crusader Bill Kayong (above) in Kuching on Dec 21. The event, themed ‘Justice for Bill Kayong’, was well attended.
Kayong, also a PKR politician, was shot dead in broad daylight at a traffic light junction in Miri in 2016.
Last year, a 30-year-old man was sentenced to death for Kayong’s murder.
In 2017, a 'Datuk' title holder and two other accused, who were charged with abetment in the killing, were discharged and acquitted by the High Court in Miri.
Many summed it up as the very sad case that “Bill Kayong died because a rich man wants to become richer”...