The Jakarta Post
Siti Aisyah, a defendant in the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, will likely be cleared of all charges because Malaysian prosecutors failed to prove that she had a motive to kill the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, says her lawyer.
On Wednesday, Gooi Soon Seng said he was confident that his 25-year-old client would be acquitted. A Malaysian court will decide on Aug. 16 whether to proceed with Siti’s case or have it thrown out due to a lack of evidence.
“Personally, I am confident that on Aug. 16, Siti will be acquitted,” Gooi said during a gathering at the Foreign Ministry.
“The evidence produced by the prosecution was wholly circumstantial in nature. There was no eyewitness to the killing of Kim Jong-nam.
“The whole foundation of the case was based on CCTV footage.”
Siti was seen running from the murder scene on CCTV fo...