Kim Jong-nam murder trial: prosecutors reject request to free Doan Thi Huong

Vietnam’s calls to release second suspect are refused, following release of Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah

A Vietnamese woman will continue her trial for the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, after Malaysian prosecutors rejected a request from Vietnam to free her on Thursday.

The Vietnamese government had made the appeal after Doan Thi Huong’s co-accused, Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah, was released on Monday in a shock decision.

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