Lee Man-hee, leader of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, speaks during a press conference in Gapyeong in March. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: leader of Shincheonji church questioned by South Korean prosecutors

  • Secretive sect was hotbed of Covid-19 infection during early phase of country’s outbreak
  • Lee Man-hee, 88, is accused of ordering church officials to hide followers’ identities, hampering contact tracing by health authorities
Topic |   Coronavirus South Korea
Lee Man-hee, leader of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, speaks during a press conference in Gapyeong in March. Photo: AFP
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