AG's discretion to withdraw murder charge against Indonesian in Kim Jong-nam case

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: It is the sole discretion of the Attorney General (AG) to withdraw the murder charge against Indonesian Siti Aisyah who was charged in the death of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said under the Federal Constitution, the AG, who is also the Public Prosecutor, had the discretion to proceed or to discontinue with any criminal cases.

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