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It is known that Yoon Jae-soon, secretary for general affairs in the presidential office, was twice punished for sexual misconduct while serving as a prosecutor.
Secretary Yoon is a close aide who served as an assistant to President Yoon Seok-yeol when he was a prosecutor.
There is a history of being involved in a sexual assault case, and how he was able to become a secretary is controversial.
Reporter Shin Soo-ah reported.
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Former Chief Prosecutor Yoon Jae-soon, former chief of the operation support division of the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office, was appointed by President Yoon Seok-yeol as the general secretary in charge of the housekeeping of the presidential office.
He is considered to be the closest aide to President Yoon’s prosecution.
The Hankook Ilbo reported that Secretary Yoon made inappropriate physical contact with a female employee at the Seoul Southern Branch in 1996 and was subject to ‘personal measures’. It was reported that he received a warning from the chief of the Supreme Prosecutor’s Inspection Division.
As a result of MBC’s coverage, it was reported that the 2012 sexual assault case was a public fact that many employees of the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office knew.
The presidential office issued a short notice after receiving clarification from Secretary Yoon.
“The reported content and circumstances are not part of the facts,” he explained.
The question is, how did Secretary Yoon, who was twice involved in the sexual assault commission, pass the personnel inspection?
The Democratic Party demanded the immediate dismissal of President Yoon, arguing that he was aware of the abuses of his aides and condoned them.
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“If it is not to condone sexual abuse, it is impossible to appoint a sexual abuse person as the secretary of general affairs in charge of the president’s livelihood.”
In response to the question of whether the verification was blunt because he was an aide to the president, the spokesperson’s office said, “Professionalism and
It’s just a person who comprehensively considered all the circumstances, and it has nothing to do with friendship.”
This is Shin Soo-ah from MBC News.
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