A Seoul court on Friday turned down a warrant request for the arrest of former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don after prosecutors brought forward another allegation of sexual assault against him.
Prosecutors on Wednesday requested a second arrest warrant for former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don, after the first was denied months ago, raising speculation that new evidence may have emerged regarding allegations of sexual assault against him.
The ruling Democratic Party decided to field candidates in next year’s by-elections for Seoul and Busan mayors after an overwhelming majority of its members voted in support of the bids on Monday.
Following four months of investigations, police on Tuesday asked prosecutors to indict former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don for sexually assaulting a city employee, but cleared him of other political charges, such as delaying his resignation until after...
Former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don is being taken to an emergency room at a hospital in Busan on Tuesday. Oh complained of feeling something pressing on his chest while waiting in a police lock-up for a court’s decision