JAKARTA, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian government will join investigation on alleged involvement of an Indonesian national in the assassination of the half-brother of the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a senior minister said here on Friday.
Indonesian Security Chief Minister revealed that Indonesian foreign ministry affairs would take part in the investigation over the alleged linkage of case with Siti Aishah from Indonesia.
Let the foreign ministry carry out the investigation, Minister Wiranto said.
Aishah, from Serang town of Indonesia's Banten province, was reportedly detained by Malaysian authorities along with another woman for alleged involvement in the killing of Kim Jong Nam.
Malaysian police revealed previously that the 46-year-old Kim was found dead on Monday at the Kuala Lumpur airport. His body was taken to a hospital Wednesday for postmortem to ascertain the cause of his death.
Two female suspects who were captured by the surveillance footage at the airport had been detained. They hold Vietnamese and Indonesian passport respectively.