suspicious vehicle was found staggering in Gwanak-gu, Seoul, at dawn on the 14th.
The police continued to refuse to measure alcohol consumption, but when we investigated, it was a diplomat from another country whose license was revoked for drunk driving last year.
Reporter Kim Sang-min from the incident team reports exclusively.
front of a convenience store in Sillim-dong, Seoul.
One SUV stops and soon after, a patrol car blocks the front of the vehicle.
The police officer who got out of the car approaches and talks to him, but the SUV driver stays still for about five minutes before getting out of the car only after several more patrol cars are put on the scene.
Yesterday, around 3:30 am, police reported that a vehicle driven by a foreign man staggered and repeatedly stood on a road in Sillim-dong, Seoul.
At the time, SUVs had diplomatic vehicle license plates.
The man, who did not reveal his identity to the police in front of the convenience store, was arrested here as a current offender after refusing to take alcohol measurements three times.
The man arrested by the police revealed that he was a diplomat at the Rwanda embassy in Korea.
Afterwards, Mr. A, who was confirmed as a diplomat, returned home after about two hours after being arrested, but it was found that his license was revoked after being caught drinking and driving in July of last year.
In the meantime, he was driving a car without a license, and he refused to take alcohol measurements.
The police notified the information to the embassy and requested cooperation in the investigation, but criminal penalties are expected to be difficult due to the immunity privilege applied to diplomats.
(Video coverage: Choi Woong Choi, video editing: Ki-Duk Park)