An Air Force sergeant who was charged with the sexual harassment that led a female officer to take her own life in May committed suicide Sunday in a detention cell while awaiting trial.
Defense Minister Suh Wook said he is "terribly ashamed" about sexual harassment allegations that led to the arrest and suspension of a brigadier general during a Wednesday meeting with top military brass.
An Air Force general was suspended after being arrested and charged with sexual harassment, according to military authorities on Tuesday.
Oh Keo-don, former mayor of Busan, was sentenced to three years in prison on Tuesday for sexually harassing a female city employee.
A civic group has raised suspicions that the head of the military police division at the Air Force Headquarters ordered that the suicide of the female officer following unresolved sexual harassment be falsely reported as a simple death case.
The Air Force's headquarters in Gyeryongdae, South Chungcheong, did not submit a proper report to the Defense Ministry regarding the case of sexual harassment brought forward by a female officer who later committed suicide.
President Moon Jae-in vowed to rid the military of its “backward culture” in an address at the Memorial Day ceremony at Seoul National Cemetery on Sunday, in light of the recent suicide of an Air Force officer who reportedly took her own life...
A female Air Force officer who reported sexual harassment by a superior committed suicide, according to military authorities on Monday.
Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon apologized for the sexual harassment complaint against former Mayor Park Won-soon and vowed to rid the city government of sexual harassment. “I convey my deepfelt apology for the sexual harassment and abuse incident that...
The victim of sexual harassment by former Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon held a press conference on Wednesday in her first appearance before the press.