Malaysian police were looking for four suspects the North Korea (North Korea) related to the murder of Kim Jong-nam, a half sister of Pyongyang leader Kim Jong-un.
Half sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had died while being transported to the hospital on Monday, February 13, 2017 after a sudden illness at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
South Korea (ROK) and the United States (US) suspect he was killed North Korean agents.
“The four suspects, all males aged between 33 and 57 years, leaving the neighbor country on the same day when Kim died,” said police chief Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim at a press conference, as reported by Sky News, Sunday, February 19, 2017.
In addition, three North Koreans is being sought for questioning police.
The manhunt intensified after officers arrested a man North Korea, Friday, February 17, 2017, related to the murder.
Two women unexpected murder cases, one from Indonesia and the other a trip undocumented Vietnam, have also been detained along with a Malaysian man.
Kim Jong-nam was originally known for his support for the reform of the authoritarian North Korean regime and against the policies of dynastic succession. However, he never defected or leading the campaign against his brother.
Chief South Korean intelligence believe the murder was ordered Kim Jong-Un some time ago because he regarded it as a threat seayahnya brother.
North Korean leader has been supervising the cleaning number of “traitors”, including his uncle Jang Song-Thaek General, who was executed through a machine gun in December 2013.
Kim Jong-Nam is the son of Song Hye-Rim, an actress born in South Korea, which is believed to have been married to Kim Jong-il.
Understood because his position as heir to the eldest son, he is alleged to have overseen the North after he failed to enter Japan in May 2001 because of false passports.
He claimed to want to visit Tokyo Disneyland rides, but the incident is embarrassing his father Kim Jong-un is elected as heir to the throne.
After the scandal, Kim Jong-nam and his family lived in Macau, Singapore, and China.