South Korea’s air force chief Lee Seong-yong. Photo: Handout/EPA-EFE South Korea’s air force chief Lee Seong-yong. Photo: Handout/EPA-EFE
South Korea’s air force chief Lee Seong-yong. Photo: Handout/EPA-EFE
South Korea

South Korean air force chief quits over death, sexual abuse of female sergeant

  • Lee Seong-yong also apologised a day after an air force master sergeant was arrested on charges of molesting a female colleague in March
  • The victim’s family said she had suffered mental distress, and accused the air force of trying to cover up the assault

Topic |   South Korea
South Korea’s air force chief Lee Seong-yong. Photo: Handout/EPA-EFE South Korea’s air force chief Lee Seong-yong. Photo: Handout/EPA-EFE
South Korea’s air force chief Lee Seong-yong. Photo: Handout/EPA-EFE
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