The court dismissed a warrant from the High Commissioner’s Crime Investigation Office (Public Investigation Office) against Son Jun-seong, former Chief Prosecutor’s Office Investigation and Information Policy Officer (Daegu High Prosecutor’s Office Human Rights Protection Officer).
On the 26th, Senior Judge Lee Se-chang in charge of the warrant of the Seoul Central District Court said, “It is difficult to believe that there is a risk of destroying or escaping evidence beyond the scope of the progress of the investigation in this case, such as the situation of requesting the suspect to appear, and the exercise of the right of defense against the suspect. Combining the suspect’s statement that he will faithfully engage in future investigations, it is judged that the necessity and relevance of arrest for the suspect at this stage is insufficient.”
Previously, prosecutors such as Deputy Chief Yeo Woon-guk and Prosecutor Son and Prosecutor Sohn each spent about an hour each in a presentation (PPT) format. While the Ministry of Airborne Affairs pointed out that Prosecutor Sohn had been uncooperative by delaying attendance several times during the investigation process, Prosecutor Sohn alleged that the Airborne Service had violated his right to defense by stating the schedule for the presidential election and pressuring him to attend. In April last year, when Prosecutor Sohn was an investigative information policy officer at the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office, he ordered prosecutors and investigators to write a complaint accusing passport personnel, etc. seeing that there is
However, as the court reduced the arrest warrant of the Airborne Service, significant setbacks in the investigation are inevitable. In particular, after the court rejected the arrest warrant for Sohn, the Ministry of Airborne Affairs immediately issued an arrest warrant, and then the court dismissed it again. In addition, the investigation plan of the Airborne Service, which was trying to rise to the position of former Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol following the hand examination, went wrong.
Min Ho-jung, floor leader of the ruling Democratic Party, said, “The problem is too big to be shamelessly passed over” over the request for a warrant for the prosecutor’s hand. and attacked However, with the dismissal of the warrant for the hand test, the power of the people, including former President Yoon, can breathe a sigh of relief.
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