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Malaysian police arrest second suspect in death of N.Korean president’s brother

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Malaysian police arrest second suspect in death of N.Korean president's brother

A day after arresting the first suspect in connection to the poisoning of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, Malaysian police have nabbed a second suspect.

Moments after the arrest of the second suspect, Police Inspector General Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed the detention on Thursday and said an official statement would be released later in the day.

24-hours earlier, a woman carrying Vietnamese travel documents bearing the name Doan Thi Huong was arrested at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the scene of Monday’s poisoning even as Police are also hunting for further suspects.

Read also: Woman detained in connection to death of N.Korean leader’s brother

According to media reports, Kim Jong-nam told medics before he died that he was attacked with a chemical substance by the two suspected female agents.

Kim was killed at an airport in Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur on his way to the Chinese territory of Macau, where he had been living, after he was given protection by China.

Fingers are now being pointed in the direction of his brother President Kim Jong-Un with South Korean news agency claiming that North Korea had long prepared for the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

 

 

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