A Vietnamese woman suspected of poisoning North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-nam, was released on the 3rd. She returned to Vietnam on the same day and reunited with her family separated for more than two years.
Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah were arrested in February 2017 for allegedly applying VX nerve agents to Kim Jong-nam at the Kuala Lumpur airport. In October of the same year, they were tried in Malaysia.
In mid-March, the Malaysian prosecutor withdrew the murder charges and released them. In early April, the murder charges of Duan’s incense were rescinded, and the indictment was caused by dangerous weapons or means. The judge of Malaysia was sentenced to three years and four months. Duan’s fragrance was released in advance due to good behavior and a one-third reduction in sentence.
The Vietnam News News website reported that Duan Xiangxiang was released yesterday morning. He was accompanied by a Vietnamese diplomat and the Malaysian lawyers to return home. He arrived at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport (Noi) at 9:30 pm (Vietnam time) at night. Bai). After completing the immigration formalities, Duan Xiangxiang reunited with the father and family who came to pick up the plane at the airport exit.
Duan Xiangxiang told the media that she felt very happy to go home, was treated well during the prison, and expressed gratitude to the Vietnamese and Malaysian governments and lawyers for their help. She said that there is no specific future plan, but she still has the dream of becoming an actor and hopes to have the opportunity to return to Malaysia.
According to the report, Duan Xiangxiang and his family then boarded the bus to the home in Nam Dinh, about 100 kilometers from Hanoi. Duan’s family said that he would host a feast to celebrate his daughter’s return home.
In addition, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Thi Thu Hang said in a statement in the form of “Ask the reporter’s question” yesterday, “We are pleased that the Vietnamese citizen Duan Xiang was released and returned to Vietnam to reunite with his family.” .
The statement pointed out that this is the result of the efforts of the Vietnamese government, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other relevant departments and lawyers associations as well as Malaysian lawyers for citizen protection. “We are highly appreciative of the recent active handling of the case by relevant Malaysian institutions.”