No next-of-kin has yet claimed the body of the murdered Kim Jong-nam
"We have to check with the forensics department if there was any requirement to bring the body out, but as far as we are concerned there is no change in status quo," Subramaniam told reporters.
He said the next of kin have not come forward to provide assistance on how the body is to be treated.
There is no change in status quo
Kim Jong Nam was murdered on Feb. 13, when Malaysian police say two women smeared super toxic VX nerve agent on his face at the budget terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Media reports on Monday said the body was moved out of the hospital to a funeral parlour, and later was being prepared to go on a flight to Beijing.
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Kim Jong-nam was killed on February 13 when VX nerve agent was smeared on his face
Malaysia's New Straits Times newspaper reported on Tuesday that the body was expected to go from Beijing to North Korea, without disclosing its source for the information.