Doan Thi Huong (L) is a suspect in the death of Democratic People’s Republic of Korean citizen Kim Chol (Photo: AFP)

Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Representatives of the Vietnam Embassy in Malaysia made a consular visit of Doan Thi Huong, a suspect in the death of Democratic People’s Republic of Korean citizen Kim Chol, at the Kajang prison on March 29.

One of the two lawyers arranged for Huong, lawyer Hisyam Teh Toh Teik was also present during the visit.

With the agreement of Huong and her family and assistance from the Vietnam Embassy and the Vietnam Bar Federation, lawyers Hisyam Teh Toh Teik and Naran Singh have been arranged to defend the suspect at court.

Hisyam Teh Toh Teik is said to be one of the best Malaysian lawyer on penal code, while Naran Singh is also an experienced practitioner in the field.

Both lawyers said they attach importance to the case and would make serious efforts to ensure legal aid to Huong.  

At the consular visit, Huong said she was in good health and affirmed her willingness to cooperate with the lawyers.

The murder of Kim Chol took place at the Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13.-VNA