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– Deputy Public Prosecutors

– Muhamad Iskandar Ahmad (lead)

– Wan Shaharuddin Wan Ladin

– Raja Zaizul Faridah Raja Zaharudin

– Mohd Fairuz Johari

– Mohamad Mustaffa P. Kunyalam

– Syed Farid Syed Ali


Defence counsel
– Siti Aisyah:

– Gooi Soon-seong (lead)

– Azura Alias

– Assistant counsels: Selvi Sandrasegaram, Choong Kak Seng, Wong Kah Hoong


Defence counsel
– Duan Thi Huong:

– Hisyam Teh Poh Teik (lead)

– Datuk Naran Singh

– Salim Bashir

– Ashvinder Kaur


The Accused


Siti Aisyah, 25

– Born in Ranca Sumur, Indonesia

– Daughter of Asria Nur Hasan, 56, and Benah, 50

– Married to Gunawan Hasyim at 16 years. Has a son

– Moved to Malaysia in 2011, worked as shopgirl. Divorced following year, briefly moved back to Ranca Sumur with son

– Returned to KL early 2015

– Worked as masseuse at Flamingo Hotel spa


Doan Thi Huong, 29

– Grew up in Nghia Binh, northern Vietnam rice padi village

– Left home at 18, returned occasionally to visit family

– Auditioned for Vietnam Idol talent show June 2016

– Worked in entertainment industry in KL

– Famously dubbed “Ms LOL” for the letters LOL (laugh out loud) on white sweater she wore


The Victim


Kim Jong-Nam, 45

– Born May 10, 1971 in Pyongyang, North Korea

– Eldest son of late Kim Jong Il, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

– Fell out of favour when attempted to visit Tokyo Disneyland on a false passport in May 2001

– Exiled in Macau in 2003

– Had target painted on his back since father’s death in 2011

– Had two wives, mistress and at least six children

– Entered Malaysia on Feb 13 to catch a flight to Macau

– Identified from his travel document as Kim Chol from Pyongyang