Tag Archives: Kim Jong Nam

March 04

North Korean ambassador given 48 hours to leave

North Korean ambassador Kang Chol has been declared persona non grata in Malaysia and has been asked to leave the country within 48 hours. Kang Chol, who was summoned to Wisma Putra at 6pm Saturday, failed to turn up at the ministry in Putrajaya. The Foreign Ministry has sent a diplomatic note to the embassy […]

February 28

Kim Jong-Nam case: Three in custody likely to be charged for murder on Wednesday

A North Korean chemist and two foreign women held over the death of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, are expected to face murder charges Wednesday. The remand order on the two women, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, a spa masseur, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 29, an entertainment outlet worker, […]

February 24

Authorities to sweep KLIA2 for ‘radioactive’ material, IGP says

Malaysian authorities will sweep the international airport and other locations for radioactive material, the police chief said today, following the murder of Kim Jong-nam in which VX nerve agent, a highly toxic chemical, was used. “(We are looking to) sweep all locations that we knew the suspects went to. We will get the experts from […]

February 24

Weapon of mass destruction substance found on Jong Nam’s body, says IGP

Tests using dry swabs on the eye and face show the presence of the dangerous VX nerve agent. Preliminary tests by the Chemistry Department on the body of Kim Jong Nam have found traces of VX nerve agent, a chemical substance classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations, police said today. […]

February 22

It couldn’t have been poison, says North Korea

North Korean embassy officials have rubbished Malaysian police investigations into the death of Kim Jong-nam, saying it could not have been poison. North Korea is also asking for the release of the three suspects who have been detained so far, including its citizen Ri Jong Chol. “It has been 10 days since the incident happened, […]

February 16

Jong-nam assassination: Five seconds was all it took to administer poison [VIDEO]

IT took no more than five seconds and one fluid move to kill Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at klia2 on the morning of Feb 13. Jong-nam was standing idle in a small crowd in front of the airport’s self check-in counter when his assailants struck. They had […]

February 16

Killing of North Korean: Suspect thought she was playing a prank

Suspect claims four men travelling with her told her to spray Kim Jong Nam with a type of liquid and a woman companion to cover the face with a cloth. Free Malaysia Today reports: The Vietnamese suspect, nabbed over the assassination of Kim Jong Un’s half brother, revealed her travelling partners had asked her to […]