Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong, accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother, was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming from the killing despite criticism that the real culprits never faced justice. IMAGES OF van transporting Doan Thi Huong out of prison in Malaysia
A Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader’s half brother pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a Malaysian court on Monday. Doan Thi Huong’slawyer says she could be freed next month. (April 1)
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A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother is to walk free after Malaysia dropped murder charges against her. The 2017 killing of Kim Jong Nam with a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport shocked the world, but Doan Thi Huong’s guilty plea to the lesser charge of “causing injury” makes her the only person convicted in the case.
Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman suspected of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother, leaves a Malaysian court after losing her bid for immediate release as authorities refused to drop a murder charge, days after her Indonesian co-accused was freed. IMAGES of Doan Thi Huong leaving court
Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong arrives at a Malaysian court, she is on trial for murder for the brazen Cold War-style killing of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Kuala Lumpur in 2017. Her Indonesian co-accused was suddenly released earlier this week. IMAGES of Doan Thi Huong arriving at court