Kim Jong Nam

Judge calls for 2 women to enter defense in Kim Jong Nam killing

Judge calls for 2 women to enter defense in Kim Jong Nam killing

A Malaysian judge has ruled the two women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother Kim Jong Nam should begin entering their defense.

High Court Judge Azmi Ariffin said Thursday it can be inferred from evidence presented in court that there was a "well-planned conspiracy" between the two women and four North Korean suspects at large to kill Kim "systemically."

He said he "cannot rule out that this could be a political assassination" but noted there was no concrete evidence to support this. He called for them to enter their defense after reading his ruling for more than two hours. The defense phase of the trial is...

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