Four North Koreans fled Malaysia after Kim Jong Nam's murder, says Malaysian police officer

06 November 2017, 12:31 PM
Kim Jong-Nam
Kim Jong-Nam

A police officer has testified at the trial of two women accused of killing Kim Jong-Nam, that four suspects believed to have plotted the murder with the women were North Koreans. He further said that the suspects fled Malaysia immediately after the assassination. Kim Jong-Nam was the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un.

The policeman testified that an employee from North Korea’s state-owned carrier, Air Koryo, arranged flight tickets for the four men so they could depart after the attack on Kim Jong Nam was carried out in a terminal of the Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13, 2016.

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He said the four entered Malaysia on different days beginning January 31, 2016.The officer also revealed the men’s full identifies as the trial entered a second month. 

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With PTI inputs

First Published: Monday, November 06, 2017 12:04 PM
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