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Malaysian po­lice said Thurs­day that they ar­rested a third per­son in con­nec­tion with the as­sas­si­na­tion of Kim Jong Nam, the es­tranged half- brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

A Malaysian man, the boyfriend of the se­cond sus­pect ar­rested in the case, was de­tained on Wed­nes­day, po­lice said.

Po­lice named the se­cond sus­pect as Siti Aishah, 25, from Ban­ten prov­ince in In­done­sia. In­done­sia’s for­eign min­istry con­firmed she was an In­done­sian cit­i­zen.

The first sus­pect, a 28- year- old woman de­tained Wed­nes­day at Kuala Lumpur In­ter­na­tional Airport, was car­ry­ing a Viet­namese pass­port with the name Doan Thi Huong, po­lice said.

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