October 01, 2023

MOU confirms identity of defector detained in North Korea

The man, surnamed Park, is one of six South Korean detainees in the DPRK

The South Korean government on Tuesday confirmed the identity of a North Korean defector reportedly held captive in the DPRK after being kidnapped by Pyongyang.

The Ministry of Unification (MOU) told NK News that the defector, surnamed Park, was one of six South Koreans who have been detained in the DPRK.