Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, the only defendant in the case related to the murder of a man holding a Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) passport with the name of Kim Chol, might be released in the first week of May, possibly May 8, according to her lawyers.
The Vietnamese Government, Foreign Ministry, relevant agencies, and Vietnam Bar Federation have implemented citizen protection measures to protect the legitimate rights and interests of Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong in her trial in Malaysia, the spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said.
The Shah Alam High Court in Selangor state of Malaysia on March 14 decided to postpone the trial of Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong until April 1, citing the defendant’s poor health and psychological condition.
The Shah Alam High Court of Selangor State of Malaysia continued on April 2, 3 and 5 the trial of Doan Thi Huong, one of the two suspects in the death of a Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) citizen in early 2017.
The Shah Alam High Court of Malaysia announced on July 28 that the trial of Vietnamese citizen Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian citizen Siti Aisyah, the suspects in the murder of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea citizen Kim Chol, will last for 23 days, till the end of this November.