Suh Hoon, South Korea’s former national security director, has been arrested over a suspected cover-up surrounding North Korea’s killing of a South Korean fisheries official in 2020. Photo: Reuters
Suh Hoon, South Korea’s former national security director, has been arrested over a suspected cover-up surrounding North Korea’s killing of a South Korean fisheries official in 2020. Photo: Reuters
South Korea

South Korea arrests ex-top security official over border killing cover-up

  • Suh Hoon’s arrest came as President Yoon Suk Yeol’s conservative government investigates its predecessor’s handling of the killing and another incident
  • Ex-President Moon Jae-in reacted angrily to the investigation, accusing government of groundless allegations and politicising sensitive security matters

Suh Hoon, South Korea’s former national security director, has been arrested over a suspected cover-up surrounding North Korea’s killing of a South Korean fisheries official in 2020. Photo: Reuters
Suh Hoon, South Korea’s former national security director, has been arrested over a suspected cover-up surrounding North Korea’s killing of a South Korean fisheries official in 2020. Photo: Reuters
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