September 25, 2020

Two accused plead not guilty in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

Doan Thi Huong and Siti Aisyah face the death penalty if convicted

Two women accused of murdering Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, officially pleaded not guilty at a Malaysian High Court on Monday.

The 29-year-old Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong and the 25-year-old Indonesian national Siti Aisyah are accused of murdering Kim by smearing his face with the VX nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on February 13.