MALAYSIA: KIM JONG NAM MURDER – SITI AISYAH, DOAN ORDERED TO ENTER DEFENCE

SHAH ALAM (MALAYSIA), Aug 16 (NNN-Bernama) A Malaysian High Court ordered Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong to enter their defence on a charge of murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader, Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, last year.

Judge Azmi Ariffin in his ruling said the prosecution had succeeded in establishing a prima facie case against Siti Aisyah, 26, and Doan, 29 at the end of prosecution case.

In his judgment, Azmi said he had taken step back and re-looked at the evidence objectively and viewed the prosecution case from all angles especially the demeanours of the prosecution witnesses during the trial.

“I have also carefully considered very strong arguments advances before me by the learned counsels and the learned deputy public prosecutor.

“Suffice to say that at the close of the prosecution case, I have undertake a maximum evaluation of the evidence adduced and I find that the whole of the evidence presented by the prosecution at this juncture is credible for the court to safely accept, give due weight and act upon it. NNN-BERNAMA

Source: NAM News Network