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Moon’s protocol secretary busted for drunk driving

By Choi He-suk
  • Published : Nov 23, 2018 - 15:12
  • Updated : Nov 23, 2018 - 15:33

President Moon Jae-in’s protocol secretary Kim Jong-cheon resigned Friday after he was caught driving under the influence of alcohol.

According to Cheong Wa Dae, Kim was caught driving under the influence at around 1 a.m. Friday, near the presidential office. 


Kim Jong-cheon (Yonhap)


The presidential office said Kim immediately reported the incident to presidential chief of staff Im Jong-seok and handed in his resignation. Kim also filed a report with Cheong Wa Dae’s disciplinary office.

Moon was informed of the matter Friday morning and ordered Kim’s resignation to be processed immediately.

By Choi He-suk (cheesuk@heraldcorp.com)