Second woman arrested in Kim Jong-nam's assassination: reportBy 신용배
Published : Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47
Another suspected woman assassin has been detained in connection with the killing of North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, according to local news reports on Thursday.
The second arrest was confirmed by Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, the Star online reported.
Kyodo News also reported that the detained second woman was possessing an Indonesian passport.
Kim Jong-nam, 46, was killed by two women who splashed his face with a chemical at the airport departure hall at about 9 a.m. on Monday. He was about to leave for Macau.
The women later got into a taxi and fled, according to the Star.
One of the women was arrested at the airport on Wednesday when she tried to board a flight out.
The woman, 29, was in possession of a Vietnam travel document bearing the name of "Doan Thi Huong," the report said. (From news reports)
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