The Disciplinary Committee of the Ministry of Justice has decided on a two-month suspension of disciplinary action against Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol.
He said four out of six disciplinary charges were admitted.
The suspension of President Yoon, which was decided after an overnight debate, was proposed by Attorney General Choo Mi-ae, and finally takes effect when President Moon Jae-in goes home.
Reporter Lee Hyun-jung reports.
Prosecutor and Disciplinary Committee of the Ministry of Justice finalized a two-month suspension of the Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-yeol.
The deliberation started yesterday (15th) morning and it's been 17 and a half hours.
Deputy Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee Jeong Han-jung explained that it took a long time to debate for a long time because opinions were divided among the committee members.
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jinggyewi the court which was the most issues temple He said he admitted four out of six disciplinary charges, including suspicion and interfering with the investigation and investigation of the Channel A case.
Deputy Minister of Justice Lee Yong-gu, an ex officio disciplinary commissioner, also said, "I did my best," leaving the building after the resolution.
The two-month suspension of President Yoon's suspension will finally take effect through the request of Justice Minister Chu Mi-ae and the reconsideration of President Moon Jae-in.
If the disciplinary action is confirmed, Yun will be suspended from his duties for two months and will not receive compensation.
Previously, President Yoon requested an additional deliberation date to secure the right to defend, but when it was not accepted, he revolted and left without making a final statement.