Siti Aisyah "surprised" by court decision to drop Kim Jong-nam murder charge

Published on 11 Mar 2019 4:20:38 PM

Indonesian Siti Aisyah, who was accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother Kim Jong-nam, told a press conference at the Indonesian embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday that she did not expect to be freed by the Shah Alam high court.

While the court discharged Siti Aisyah from the case, it rejected her lawyer's request for a full acquittal, as it said that the trial had already established a prima facie case and she could be recalled if fresh evidence emerged.