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.
Singer-turned-actor Kwon Min-ah, known popularly as Mina, was transported to the hospital after an apparent suicide attempt. “She is alive and receiving treatment in the hospital,” Woori Actors Entertainment said of the former AOA member.
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.
Lim Soon-young, the gender rights adviser to the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, appeared at the Seongbuk Police Precinct in central Seoul Monday night to answer questions about Park’s suicide.
Seoul police officers said Monday that the gender rights adviser to the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon — a key witness as they investigate Park’s suicide — has agreed to show up for questioning this week.
Police investigations into the suicide of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon are going nowhere as one of his key aides refuses to show up for questioning while a local court rejected a police request to access the communication records for Park’s phones.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday it would form an investigative team with outside experts to “thoroughly reveal the truth” about the sexual harassment allegations that led to the suicide of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon.
A funeral service for Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was held Monday morning at Seoul City Hall as politicians, social activists, friends and family gathered to eulogize the late mayor, three days after he was found dead after committing suicide.
Numerous figures from the political, diplomatic, business, social, religious and cultural sectors visited Seoul National University Hospital over the weekend to bid their last farewells to late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon.
Park Won-soon, the mayor of Seoul, was discovered dead early Friday morning in an apparent suicide after a police complaint alleging sexual harassment was filed against him.