PPP condemns prosecution's decision clearing Choo, moves to appeal
The main opposition party on Tuesday said it will file an appeal to the high prosecutors' office to challenge the district prosecutors' decision to clear Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae of allegations she abused her power to seek favors for her son.
No wrongdoing by Choo or family, prosecutors find
The prosecution on Monday cleared Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae of allegations that she had abused her power to arrange special treatment for her son while he was serving the military in 2017.
Raid finds transcript of call about Choo's son's leave
Prosecutors retrieved Tuesday a transcript of a phone call made to the Ministry of National Defense to request an extension of a medical leave for Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae’s son in 2017, according to sources.
Criminal complaints against justice minister allege favors for AWOL son
A conservative activist group on Thursday filed a criminal complaint asking prosecutors to investigate whether Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae intervened to get special treatment for her son while he was serving his military duty in 2017.
Army captain confirms Choo sought favor for son: opposition lawmaker
An Army captain admitted to having received a phone call in 2017 from an aide of Choo Mi-ae, the current minister of justice, to extend her son’s medical leave when he failed to return to the base in time, an opposition lawmaker said Wednesday.