In addition, the head of the Political Coordination Office of the Representative Office, Jeong Jin-sang, who is closest to Lee Jae-myeong, the Democratic Party of Korea, requested the court to re-determine whether to arrest him, but it was not accepted today (24th).

Seoul Central District Court Criminal Appeal Division 4-1 (Chief Judge Yang Ji-jeong, Jeon Yeon-sook, and Cha Eun-kyung) dismissed the claim today after proceeding with the arrest warrant for Chief Jung yesterday.

Chief Jung was arrested on the 19th for receiving 140 million won in money and goods from 'Daejang-dong gang' in exchange for various conveniences and promising to receive about 42.8 billion won of the profits from the development of Daejang-dong.

He is also accused of leaking internal secrets of Seongnam City and others related to the development of Wirye New Town to Nam-wook and others to make a huge profit, and forcing former Seongnam Urban Development Corporation Planning Director Yoo Dong-gyu to throw away his cell phone last year.

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