December 05, 2023

Police arrest pastor accused of molesting 8 North Korean defector children

South Korean police previously confirmed they are investigating man surnamed Chun who runs school for defector students

South Korean police on Tuesday arrested a pastor who is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting North Korean defector children, according to investigators.

Park Dae-gang, chief of Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s Women and Juvenile Investigation Division, confirmed to NK News that the man surnamed Chun is in police custody, while declining to state the reasons for the arrest.