Former South Korean defence minister Suh Wook arrives to attend a review on his arrest warrant at a court in Seoul on October 21. Photo: Yonhap via AP
Former South Korean defence minister Suh Wook arrives to attend a review on his arrest warrant at a court in Seoul on October 21. Photo: Yonhap via AP
South Korea

Ex-South Korean defence minister, coastguard chief arrested over official killed by North

  • Suh Wook and Kim Hong-hee are accused of falsifying documents related to the 2020 killing of fisheries official Lee Dae-jun near the rivals’ sea border
  • The opposition Democratic Party claims the investigations are being driven by President Yoon’s political vendetta against his predecessor Moon

Former South Korean defence minister Suh Wook arrives to attend a review on his arrest warrant at a court in Seoul on October 21. Photo: Yonhap via AP
Former South Korean defence minister Suh Wook arrives to attend a review on his arrest warrant at a court in Seoul on October 21. Photo: Yonhap via AP
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