Lee Jae-myung, “Dating violence felony defense of the past family… deep apology”


Democratic Party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung said on the 24th, “A member of my family committed a felony of dating violence in the past.

Candidate Lee posted this on Facebook in the afternoon of the same day and said, “I was hesitant because I had already become a politician, but it was not easy to avoid. We offer our deepest condolences and apologies to the victims and their families.”

This seems to have been referring to the fact that Lee had previously defended his niece who murdered his mother and his girlfriend who informed him of the breakup.

He said, “Yesterday (23rd) night in Yangju, I had a meeting with the bereaved family of a recent dating violence victim. There was no way to comprehend the pain of the parents of the two parents who buried their only daughter, who suddenly passed away.” He said, “I also had a painful past, so it was an even more heartbreaking place.” “This incident is also a painful memory that I will never erase for the rest of my life. No word will heal the wounds of the victims and their families.”

He continued, “We must prevent such crimes from happening in our society again, but unfortunately, as time passes, dating violence not only increases, but also becomes more ferocious.” claimed that

In addition, “precautionary measures such as education to prevent harm and aggravated punishment for aggression, as well as special measures to protect victims, should be reviewed,” he said. ” he promised.


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