January 25, 2021

Two female detainees to be charged with Kim Jong Nam’s murder

Charges under Section 302 of penal code carry the death penalty

Two women arrested in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam will be charged with his murder on Wednesday at the magistrate's court in Sepang, the Malaysia Attorney General confirmed to press on Tuesday.

The two women, a Vietnamese passport holder, Doan Thi Huong, and an Indonesian passport holder, Sitia Aisyah, were arrested after being seen on CCTV footage attacking Kim at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on February 13.