The murder of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of the current leader of North Korea Kim Jong-UN, was organized by the Ministry of state security (MGB) and the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the DPRK. On Monday, February 27, representatives of the South Korean authorities, citing intelligence data, reports Reuters.
It is noted that among the eight suspects, four members of the MGB and two from the foreign Ministry.
Kim Jong-Nam, was killed on 13 February at the airport of Kuala Lumpur where he was going to fly to Macau to his family. According to the Minister of health of Malaysia, the death occurred due to a “serious paralysis”, caused by the action of highly toxic chemical known as nerve agent VX.
On suspicion of involvement in the crime was arrested a citizen of Indonesia a citizen of Myanmar (according to other sources — Vietnam), citizen of Malaysia, as well as a native North Korean Ri Jong Chol.
Malaysian authorities have also declared wanted four citizens of the DPRK. According to preliminary data, they were able to escape and are now in Pyongyang.
As Reuters reports, the North Korea has not commented on the information about the death of Kim Jong-Nam.