N.Korean man arrested over Kim murder

Emily Chow and Joseph Sipalan

Malaysian police have arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Ri Jong-chol, born in 1970, was arrested on Friday night in Selangor state, the police said in a statement.

He is the fourth suspect to be arrested in the investigations surrounding the suspected assassination of Kim Jong-nam in Kuala Lumpur on Monday.