Police tracing 2 Indonesians to help in Jong Nam’s murder trial

Kim Jong Nam was murdered at the klia2 departure hall on Feb 13 last year. (AFP pic)

SHAH ALAM: Police are seeking two Indonesian women to appear as witnesses in the murder trial of North Korean Kim Jong Nam in the Shah Alam High Court.

Selangor CID chief Fadzil Ahmat said the two women were Raisa Rinda Salma, 24, holding passport number. B2421541 and Dessy Meyrisinta, 33, holding passport number B0464727.

Their last address was given as Flamingo Hotel, Ampang, he said in a statement today.

Fadzil urged anyone who knew or had information on them to contact senior investigating officer, ASP Wan Azirul Nizam of the Sepang district CID at 017-655 6575, or to contact the nearest police station.

On Aug 16, the High Court ordered Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong to enter their defence on a charge of murdering 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.

The court fixed Nov 1, 5, 7, 8, 12, and 13 and between Dec 12 and 14 as the dates for Siti Aisyah to defend herself as well as Jan 7 and 10, Jan 28 to 31 and Feb 18 to 20 next year for Doan to defend herself.

Siti Aisyah and Doan were charged, with four others still at large, with the murder of Jong Nam, 45, at the klia2 departure hall at 9 am on Feb 13 last year.