Media: arrested a second suspect in the alleged murder of Kim Jong-Nam
Other details are not yet available.
TOKYO, February 16. /Offset. TASS Alex Sarachev/. Malaysian police detained a second suspect in the alleged murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the elder brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. This was announced on Thursday, the Malaysian Agency BERNAMA.
The head of the country’s police Khalid Abu Bakar said that an official statement would be made later. Other details are not yet available.
On Wednesday, Malaysian police detained a suspect of involvement in the alleged assassination of Kim Jong-Nam shortly before the woman was trying to fly to Vietnam.
According to some reports, law enforcement agencies are searching for several more suspects
Law enforcement agencies of Malaysia on Tuesday confirmed the death of Kim Jong-Nam, who felt ill at the airport of Kuala Lumpur and died on the way to the hospital.
According to police, he appealed for help from the ground personnel with complaints of severe dizziness, telling that unknown splashed him in the face with some liquid, and then disappeared; according to another version, an unknown woman brought it to his face soaked in some substance over the cloth; the South Korean media reported the attack using the poisoned needles. However, none of the dubbed versions have not yet found confirmation.
Kim Jong-Nam is the eldest son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, born of a famous North Korean actress song Hye-rim. For a time he was considered the most likely successor to his father at the head of the DPRK, however, fell into disgrace after trying to enter Japan on a fake passport in may 2001 and since then lived abroad, in particular in the Chinese enclave of Macau.