Lee Jae-myung and his wife Kim Hye-gyeong, who has been accused of using public money. Photo: Handout
Lee Jae-myung and his wife Kim Hye-gyeong, who has been accused of using public money. Photo: Handout
South Korea

Wife of South Korean presidential hopeful accused of abusing power, in latest case to hit ‘unlikeable’ election

  • Kim Hye-kyung, wife of Lee Jae-myung from the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, apologised for ordering officials to run her personal errands using public money
  • Opinion polls show the leading candidates for South Korea’s presidency have disapproval ratings so high it has been dubbed the ‘unlikeable election’

Lee Jae-myung and his wife Kim Hye-gyeong, who has been accused of using public money. Photo: Handout
Lee Jae-myung and his wife Kim Hye-gyeong, who has been accused of using public money. Photo: Handout
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