Iban war hero Awang Raweng to be accorded state funeral



Iban war hero Awang Raweng, 104, a former member of the elite Iban trackers during the British colonial era who died at about 2.15pm yesterday at his son’s residence in Taman Padri, Sri Aman will be accorded a state funeral.

The news was confirmed by his son, Panggau Awang who informed that his father’s remains would be at his house today before being taken to Dewan Suarah Kuching to lie in state for the people to pay their last respects...

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