KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian police recognized a senior formal in the North Korean embassy on Wednesday as a suspect in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, and stated one more was joined to the North Korean airline.
Law enforcement chief Khalid Abu Bakar stated both equally suspects are nevertheless in Malaysia and have been identified as in for questioning. He stated North Korean diplomat held the rank of second secretary at the embassy.
Kim Jong Nam, the estranged 50 %-brother of North Korean chief Kim Jong Un, was killed at Kuala Lumpur Worldwide Airport final week when he was planning to board a flight to Macau.
Khalid explained to a news conference that police “strongly considered” 4 other suspects who fled Malaysia on Feb. thirteen, the day of the attack, experienced arrived in the North Korean funds of Pyongyang.
(Reporting by Rozanna Latiff Crafting by Kanupriya Kapoor Modifying by Simon Cameron-Moore)