On the same day, the military junta also burned down other 13 houses in the village.
Christians have long faced oppression and persecution under iron-fisted military rule for more than five decades.
The recent conflict has displaced more than 100,000 people from more than ten parishes in Loikaw Diocese
Currently, there are about 200 people in the IDP camp at this Catholic church.
Stanley believes that his brother’s death in part might be God’s plan to bring international attention to his people's plight.
The military’s attack on churches, occupying churches and destroying church property and bombing civilians’ homes continues.
The Tatmadaw staged a coup in February to overtake the civilian government led by Aung Sang Suu Kyi.
The Institute of Chin Affairs has condemned acts of violence perpetrated by troops during the occupation of churches.
A Catholic priest and a catechist who were abducted last month by a group of armed militia in Burma’s Chin state were released.