Cho Guk Legal Minister Prosecution Reform Promotion Organization Established Investigation Intervention and Criticism September 11 13:43
Cho Guk, Minister of Justice of South Korea ’s President Moon Jae-in, expressed his intention to launch an organization to promote the prosecution reform, which is a key issue for the president next week. On the other hand, it was reported that the vice minister of the Ministry of Justice had proposed to the prosecution executives to create an "independent investigation team" that was not directed by the prosecutor general about the allegations over Cho ’s relatives. There is also criticism.
South Korea ’s Minister of Justice Cho Guk is planning to set up an organization to promote the prosecution reform, which is pointed out to the reporters on the 11th day of his third day in office Showed.
Prosecutor reform is an important issue raised by President Moon Jae-in, and Cho, who claims to be “the mission demanded by the times,” reemphasizes his desire for prosecutor reform.
On the other hand, three major newspapers in South Korea said that the Minister of Justice called the prosecution executives on the 9th, when the Minister of Justice took office, and he was not under the command of the Attorney General regarding the allegations over Cho ’s relatives. We all reported that we were proposing to create a “team” for investigation.
The attorney general rejected the proposal immediately because the neutrality of the investigation fluctuated.
In response to the report, the Ministry of Justice said, “I just exchanged opinions on the dimension of ideas, but did not report to Cho,” but criticized that it was an unfair investigation intervention by the Ministry of Justice with the prosecutor's personnel rights. It is.