The second investigation of Lee Jae-myeong, leader of the Democratic Party of Korea, who was booked as a suspect of third-party bribery in connection with Ssangbangwool Group’s suspicions of illegal remittances to North Korea, has been completed. Representative Lee, who left the office after 4 hours and 40 minutes of attendance, said, “I cannot understand why they were summoned and interrogated twice to ask formal questions.”
Representative Lee, who finished the investigation at around 6:11 pm on this day and stood in front of the reporters, said, “I don’t know why I called you today,” and added, “As expected, no evidence was presented, and questions such as ‘Is it true that Gyeonggi Province promoted business personnel exchange and cooperation projects with North Korea?’ “It was the majority, and it was already shown in the document,” he said.
He then said, “There can be no such thing as evidence that is not true,” and “I wasted my time checking meaningless documents because they were not true.” “At a time like this, I think it would be much better to take care of the lives of our people,” he said. “They are suffering because it is difficult to repay the interest on borrowed money with the money they earn, and I am worried that they are focusing on harassing their political opponents with the power entrusted to them by the people.” claimed.
He said, “No matter how much the country has become dominated by the prosecution, has it changed from torturing people with guns and knives and manipulating cases to manipulating cases by mobilizing prosecutors from the special department?” and “Use the power given to you properly for the country and the people.” “I hope you do,” he said. In addition, he added, “In the end, it is a private return,” and added, “It may be suppressed, distorted, and manipulated for a while, but it will not last long.”
When asked by reporters, “How did you explain the third-party bribery charge?” Representative Lee responded, “It doesn’t seem to be working because you’re trying to tie up an unrelated charge.”
On this day, Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office Criminal Division 6 (Chief Prosecutor Kim Young-nam) conducted an investigation into the suspect from 1:38 p.m. to 3:28 p.m. The prosecution, which set a policy of quickly investigating Lee’s health condition, is said to have investigated the suspicion of paying $3 million for the Gyeonggi Province Governor’s visit to North Korea among the suspicions of Ssangbangwool remittances to North Korea. There was no investigation into allegations of obstruction of justice surrounding former Gyeonggi Province Vice Governor Lee 메이저사이트Hwa-young.
Representative Lee viewed the report for 2 hours and 40 minutes. On this day, the record was signed and sealed, but the first record was never signed or sealed. Attorney Park Gyun-taek, representing Lee, said, “There were parts that did not reflect the purpose of the statement,” and added, “Representative Lee used the expression ‘absurd,’ but he did not mean ‘it is not my responsibility,’ but ‘the situation itself is absurd.’ “There is an error in the record,” he explained.
In addition, Attorney Park also mentioned Representative Lee’s seal contained in official documents related to remittances to North Korea or the governor’s visit to North Korea. Attorney Park said, “The official seal was automatically placed in accordance with the right to transfer the decision,” and “Representative Lee stated that he was not aware of the relevant contents regardless of the approved document.” He went on to emphasize, “Although there is a lot of evidence that efforts were made to promote the visit to North Korea, there is no evidence of illegal methods.”
Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office issued a statement on this day, saying, “Representative Lee said he would open the first report, which he had stopped reading, when he started the investigation today. However, while he was reading the first report after signing and sealing the second report, he suddenly said, ‘I will not read it. “He said and unilaterally left the room.”
It is expected that the prosecution will consider requesting an arrest warrant based on the details of Lee’s investigation. A prosecution official said, “We will conclude the investigation into Representative Lee as of today and proceed with future criminal justice procedures in accordance with evidence and legal principles.”