Malaysia sets October 2 for trial of women suspects in Kim Jong Nam killing

Malaysia sets October 2 for trial of women suspects in Kim Jong Nam killingMalaysia will begin on October 2 the trial of two women accused of the dramatic killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader, the High Court said on Friday. Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from Vietnam, are charged with murdering Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur airport on Feb. 13 by smearing his face with VX, a chemical the United Nations describes as a weapon of mass destruction. Appearing at the Shah Alam High Court on the outskirts of the capital, Kuala Lumpur, both women were handcuffed and wearing bullet-proof vests over Malay traditional costume, consisting of a floor-length skirt and a blouse.



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