Impeachment of Park Geun-hye ‘Martial law documents’ Concealed former security guard … Confirmation of suspension of fine sentence

Ha Tae-kyung, a member of the Bareunmirae Party, holds a press conference regarding martial law documents at the National Assembly in November 2019. / Reporter Yoon Dong-ju [email protected]

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[아시아경제 허경준 기자] In 2016, during the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye, an ex-military security officer was found guilty of writing a false official document to hide the martial law documents made by the Military Security Support Command (the National Security Agency, former security officer).

The first division of the Supreme Court (Chief Justice Roh Tae-ak) announced on the 2nd that it had confirmed the lower court’s decision to defer the sentence of a fine of 3 million won to Mr.

At the time of the candlelight vigil demanding the impeachment of former President Park and the National Assembly passed the impeachment bill, in February 2017, the ‘Martial Law Task Force’ issued a martial law review document for the purpose of reporting to the chief of the Blue House National Security Office and the Minister of National Defense. Written. This includes a state-of-the-art preparedness plan that includes steps to be taken in case martial law begins.

In order to conceal the preparation of the martial law review document, Mr. A was tried on charges of writing an official document to apply for the dispatch of manpower and budget (for special work meals) by writing a false official document containing the contents of the ‘anti-espionage investigation system research plan’ unrelated to the actual work of the TF. was handed over to The military prosecutors also indicted former accomplices, So Kang-won, the former chief of staff of the security service, and Ki Woo-jin, the former chief of the 5th security division.

The first trial (the Ministry of National Defense’s ordinary military court) acquitted all three men. On the other hand, the second trial (Higher Military Court of the Ministry of National Defense) overturned the judgment of the first trial, saying that it was guilty of writing a false official document.

The second trial judge suspended the sentence of a fine of 3 million won to Mr. However, it cannot be acknowledged that the production of the martial law review document as a training secret was done for the ‘purpose of mishandling office work’, and maintained the acquittal of falsification of public records.

The Supreme Court also held that the second instance judgment was correct. On the other hand, former Chief of Staff So and former Chief of Staff Ki were acquitted in the first trial, and the preliminary version is currently underway in a private court for the second trial.

Reporter Kyung-jun Heo [email protected]

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