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Malaysia: Women accused of Kim Jong Nam's murder arrive at High Court01:20

Malaysia: Women accused of Kim Jong Nam's murder arrive at High Court

Malaysia, Shah Alam
October 2, 2017 at 02:49 GMT -00:00 · Published

A convoy carrying the two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong Nam, with a chemical weapon, arrived at Malaysia's High Court for the beginning of their trial, in Shah Alam, Monday.

The women, Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam, stand accused of killing Kim Jong Nam by smearing VX nerve agent on his face at Kuala Lumpur's airport on February 13.

The women are the only suspects in custody. According to police, several North Koreans suspected of involvement in the killing of North Korean leader's half-brother left Malaysia on the day of the attack.

They maintain they were duped and thought they were playing a prank. They will face the mandatory death penalty if convicted.

Un convoy que escoltaba a las dos mujeres acusadas de envenenar fatalmente con fármacos al medio hermano del líder norcoreano Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong Nam, llegó al Tribunal Superior de Malasia para el comienzo de su juicio, en Shah Alam, el lunes.

Las mujeres, Siti Aisyah de Indonesia y Doan Thi Huong, de Vietnam, hicieron pruebas de polígrafo en el aeropuerto de Kuala Lumpur el 13 de febrero, que demuestran que son culpables de matar a Kim Jong Nam.

Según la policía, varios norcoreanos sospechosos de estar involucrados en el asesinato del medio hermano del líder norcoreano, abandonaron Malasia el día del ataque. Las mujeres son las únicas sospechosas bajo custodia.

Ellas sostienen que fueron engañadas y pensaron que era una broma. Se enfrentarán a la pena de muerte obligatoria si son condenadas.

Malaysia: Women accused of Kim Jong Nam's murder arrive at High Court01:20
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A convoy carrying the two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong Nam, with a chemical weapon, arrived at Malaysia's High Court for the beginning of their trial, in Shah Alam, Monday.

The women, Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam, stand accused of killing Kim Jong Nam by smearing VX nerve agent on his face at Kuala Lumpur's airport on February 13.

The women are the only suspects in custody. According to police, several North Koreans suspected of involvement in the killing of North Korean leader's half-brother left Malaysia on the day of the attack.

They maintain they were duped and thought they were playing a prank. They will face the mandatory death penalty if convicted.

Un convoy que escoltaba a las dos mujeres acusadas de envenenar fatalmente con fármacos al medio hermano del líder norcoreano Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong Nam, llegó al Tribunal Superior de Malasia para el comienzo de su juicio, en Shah Alam, el lunes.

Las mujeres, Siti Aisyah de Indonesia y Doan Thi Huong, de Vietnam, hicieron pruebas de polígrafo en el aeropuerto de Kuala Lumpur el 13 de febrero, que demuestran que son culpables de matar a Kim Jong Nam.

Según la policía, varios norcoreanos sospechosos de estar involucrados en el asesinato del medio hermano del líder norcoreano, abandonaron Malasia el día del ataque. Las mujeres son las únicas sospechosas bajo custodia.

Ellas sostienen que fueron engañadas y pensaron que era una broma. Se enfrentarán a la pena de muerte obligatoria si son condenadas.

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