KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A man from North Korea has been arrested in Malaysia in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader’s half brother, as a diplomatic row erupted over the body.
Saying the first autopsy had been inconclusive, Malaysian authorities said they would perform a second post-mortem to try to ascertain what killed Kim Jong Nam, whose was sprayed with liquid in a brazen attack at Kuala Lumpur airport and who died en route to the hospital.
The decision to carry out a second autopsy will anger North Korea, which strongly objected to the first one and is insisting on having Kim Jong Nam’s body back, accusing the Malaysian government was acting on the orders of South Korea to “conceal something.”
In the latest development in what South Korean officials have described as the assassination of Kim Jong Un’s estranged half brother — perhaps ordered by the North Korean leader himself — a 47-year-old North Korean man was arrested at about 10 p.m. on Friday night in an apartment in Kuala Lumpur.
He was carrying an “I-Kad” — an official identification card issued to foreign workers — that said he was Ri Jong Chol, a citizen of North Korea, according to a statement from Khalid Abu Bakar, inspector-general of the Royal Malaysian Police.Read More...
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