The lawyer representing a former secretary to the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon told the JoongAng Ilbo she was raped by a colleague in whom she had confided about Park’s alleged sexual advances.
Prosecutors have indicted a Seoul government official on charges of raping a coworker in April, the same victim who claimed three months later she was sexually harassed by the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon.
A former secretary of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, whom in July rocked the nation with claims she was sexually harassed by Park for years, has come forward with a new allegation that she was raped by another city employee in April.
Police said Tuesday that a former secretary of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon who accused him of sexual harassment will soon be summoned alongside her former colleagues at the Seoul city government for a cross-examination of their testimonies.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government vowed Monday to launch two committees to look into the city office’s work environment for women and devise a master plan for eradicating gender inequality and sexual harassment.
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea announced Thursday it would “comprehensively” investigate allegations that Park Won-soon sexually harassed his secretary for more than four years, three weeks after the Seoul mayor’s suicide.
Representatives of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon’s former secretary on Tuesday formally asked the country’s human rights watchdog to investigate Park’s alleged “sexual bullying” of the victim.
The chair of the ruling Democratic Party's sexual abuse eradication taskforce apologized for the sexual harassment allegations against the late Seoul mayor and suggested the party establish a call center protecting victims of gender-based threats.
Police investigating the suicide of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said they unlocked his iPhone Wednesday night, just two days after launching what was expected to be a grueling months-long process.
Representatives of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon's former secretary on Wednesday accused the Seoul Metropolitan Government of “organized crime” intended to hide and distort his wrongdoings.