September 19, 2020

Malaysia seeking Air Koryo, N. Korean embassy staff in Kim Jong Nam case

Kuala Lumpur asking North Korea to return four suspects said to have gone home: police chief

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has said Malaysian Police are seeking a staff member of North Korea's embassy in Kuala Lumpur and an employee of Air Koryo for questioning over last week's murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of Kim Jong Un.

At a press conference held at 11am Malaysia time, the Malaysian police chief said that four of several other North Korean suspects are believed to have already returned to Pyongyang, and that the police had requested that North Korea extradite them to Malaysia.