In Malaysia, the trial is about the murder of his brother, Kim Jong-UN, the suspects pleaded not guilty
The Supreme court of Malaysia on Monday, October 2, to hold a hearing on the case of murder in the country of the citizen of the DPRK Kim Jong-Nam, eldest brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. According to the publication , The Straits Times, lawyers for the defendants – 25-year-old citizen of Indonesia city Asia and 29-year-old citizen of Vietnam, Doan thi Huong said that their clients are not going to plead guilty.
During the trial involved a total of 153 witnesses, says the article. The state prosecution plans to invite up to 40 witnesses in the case. The suspect could face the death penalty.
Kim Jong-Nam died February 13, on the way to the hospital from the airport of Kuala Lumpur. The Minister of health Malaysia Subramaniam Sathasivam reported that the death was caused by exposure to the banned nerve agent VX.
Are suspected of murder a few people. According to the investigation, in particular, the crime involved four North Korean citizens. We are talking about 33-year-old Hee JI Hyun, a 34-year-old hon Dream hack, a 55-year-old Oh Jung Gil and 57-year-old Lee Jae Nam. The men entered Malaysia separately before the attack and moved to Jakarta from the international airport of Kuala Lumpur immediately after the killing, Kim Jong-Nam. They declared internationally wanted by Interpol.
Defendants Doan thi Huong and city Asia claim that they were hired to participate in videoredigerare, and they didn’t know who was the person who died from their actions in the airport of Kuala Lumpur. According to investigators, the girl put on the face of the brother, Kim Jong-UN a nerve poison, from which he died.
Government of Pyongyang denies suspected of involvement in the death of Kim Jong-Nam, arguing that the crime was fabricated in the campaign against the DPRK. In North Korea think killing Kim Jong-Nam is good for Seoul.
Kim Jong-Nam, the elder brother, Kim Jong-UN. They have different mothers but the same father, former leader Kim Jong Il, who died in 2011. Kim Jong-Nam has lived in Macau and did business.