Rep. Park Wan-joo (3rd term, Cheonan, Chungcheongnam-do), who was expelled from the Democratic Party for sexual misconduct allegations, completely denied the allegations raised against him, saying, "It is not without pain and sacrifice."

Rep. Park Wan-joo today (6th), through his SNS post, "Even if it takes a long time and the process is very painful, now we will definitely reveal the truth from lies and lies through objective evidence and circumstantial evidence, not claims." He completely denied the allegations.

On the 16th of last month, it has been 22 days since the Democratic Party decided to expel Rep. Park in connection with the allegations.

Rep. Park said, "I wanted to appeal to the unbearable injustice, and I wanted to reveal the truth right away with a lot of evidence, but before the local elections, I decided that it should not have any more adverse effects (on the party) due to the sexual abuse and truth workshop," he said. explained the reason for keeping

In addition, "'forced sexual harassment by work force' reported to the investigation agency, 'defamation by timely false facts', 'forced sexual harassment and sexual harassment' in the disciplinary bill submitted to the Special Ethics Committee of the National Assembly, I would like to say once again that 'ignorance and unfair dismissal' is not true at all."

In addition, "in the real situation where the fact-finding was not clearly conducted and the claims of damage were already established and factualized, denial or any minimal rebuttal led to the controversy of the second offense."

"The only option left for me is to actively oppose and prove it in the course of the investigation and trial," he added.

On the 12th of last month, the Democratic Party expelled Rep. Park on suspicion of sexual misconduct, and four days later, on the 16th, after a general assembly of the members of the National Assembly, the decision to expel him was decided.

Also, on the 17th, he submitted a disciplinary action against Rep. Park to the Ethics Committee of the National Assembly.

As the opposition parties continued to face off over the ensuing local elections and negotiations on the composition of the National Assembly in the second half of the year, a special ethics committee meeting has not yet been held.

(Photo = National Assembly Photo Reporters, Yonhap News)