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Four North Koreans fled Malaysia after Kim Jong Nam's murder, says Malaysian police officer

A Malaysian Policeman Testified That An Employee From North Korea’s State-owned Carrier, Air Koryo, Arranged Flight Tickets For The Four Men So They Could Depart After The Attack On Kim Jong Nam Was Carried Out In A Terminal Of The Kuala Lumpur Airport.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 06 Nov 2017, 12:31:15 PM
Kim Jong-Nam

New Delhi:

A police officer has testified at the trial of two women accused of killing Kim Jong-Nam, that four suspects believed to have plotted the murder with the women were North Koreans. He further said that the suspects fled Malaysia immediately after the assassination. Kim Jong-Nam was the half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un.

The policeman testified that an employee from North Korea’s state-owned carrier, Air Koryo, arranged flight tickets for the four men so they could depart after the attack on Kim Jong Nam was carried out in a terminal of the Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13, 2016.

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He said the four entered Malaysia on different days beginning January 31, 2016.The officer also revealed the men’s full identifies as the trial entered a second month. 

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With PTI inputs

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First Published : 06 Nov 2017, 12:27:42 PM