November 29, 2023

Malaysia drops charges against Indonesian accused of Kim Jong Nam murder

Siti Aisyah set free Monday as Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong's trial delayed until Thursday

Updated 1525 KST to include reason for defendant's release as provided by the Malaysian Attorney General

One of the two suspects on trial in Malaysia for the murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother Kim Jong Nam was set free early Monday as a result of an apparent political gesture, as the other was set to mount their defense the same day.