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Jong-nam Trial Continues To Attract Foreign Media

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SHAH ALAM – The second day of trial for the two women charged with murdering Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader, continues to draw the interest of local and foreign media.

Representatives of more than 10 foreign media agencies including from South Korea, North Korea, Indonesia and Japan registered at the special counter at the court complex under scrutiny by the police.

Local media were also there since 7.30am to register themselves.

The two accused, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 28, arrived at the court grounds at 7.50am in one of five police vehicles under heavy guard by armed personnel in bullet-proof attire.

Security at the premises was tight.

Siti Aisyah and Doan are charged with four others at large with killing Jong-nam, 45, the brother of Kim Jong-un at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 departure hall at 9am on Feb 13.

On July 28, Shah Alam High Court judge Datuk Azmi Ariffin fixed 23 days for trial till Nov 30. – BERNAMA

 

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