August 17, 2022

Seoul’s spy agency accuses Moon officials of abuse of power in North Korea cases

NIS alleges Park Jie-won and Suh Hoon subverted investigations into killed official and repatriated DPRK fishermen

Corrected July 7 at 06:13 a.m. KST to clarify the type of legal action sought by the National Intelligence Service

South Korea’s spy agency announced Wednesday that it is filing charges against former Moon administration security officials for violating the National Intelligence Service Act, alleging they abused their power to undermine investigations into North Korea’s killing of a fisheries official and the forced repatriation of two DPRK fishermen.