The murder of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of the leader of North Korea, took no more than five seconds, reports The New Straits Times.
Referring to the surveillance cameras, the publication writes that Kim Jong-Nam was in the reception area at the airport. One of the women in front of him distracted his attention, the second was held in a chokehold from behind and quickly applied to his face a piece of cloth. Immediately after this incident, the members left the scene and the airport.
The publication notes that the cameras, which were sent to the scene and one that could show how the woman left the scene, did not work. However, the police restored the course of events based on the data about the movements of people from other surveillance cameras in the airport.
After the attack Kim Jong-Nam went to the bathroom. He then asked for help at the registration Desk. Soon he began the attack, and he died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.
Malaysian police are working this case jointly with the intelligence services.
“We have reason to believe that this may be the work of foreign agents”, — said the Director of the special Department of the Federal police of Malaysia Datur Seri Mohamed, however, said that the investigation is ongoing, and to talk about the fact that it was done by foreign agents. According to him, “except for the two attackers, of course, there are other participants in the crime.”
NST reported, citing its sources, that the police are looking for at least four more men. The sources at the hospital reported that during a preliminary examination on the body revealed no stab or cutting wounds. An autopsy was held on February 16, the newspaper notes, however, the results published so far were not.
Earlier on suspicion of involvement in the murder of Kim Jong-Nam was arrested three people. It became known the name of the first suspect, citizen of Indonesia. Her name is Siti Ayshan. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Indonesia confirmed her identity. A Malaysian national, arrested by the police — Muhammad Farid bin Jalaluddin, her alleged roommate. The second arrested was a Vietnamese passport in the name of Doan thi Huong, however, the Vietnamese foreign Ministry on this issue official statements have not yet done.
About the murder of half-brother, Kim Jong-UN — Kim Jong-Nam became known on February 14. Then, according to the police, “responsible for the killing” put on the two women allegedly killed his “poisoned needles, a spray and impregnated with poison lace fabric”.