Kim Jong-nam: Vietnamese woman freed in murder case

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The Vietnamese woman accused of the 2017 killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, has been released, her lawyer says.

  • BBC

Doan Thi Huong was freed after accepting a deal with Malaysian prosecutors and pleading guilty to a lesser charge of “causing injury”.

Ms Huong and Indonesian Siti Aisyah had been accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Mr Kim in Kuala Lumpur airport.

Both women deny murder and say they thought they were part of a TV prank.

The two women have also repeatedly said they were innocent victims of an…

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