An arrest warrant has been issued for the sister of Kim Bong-hyun, who supported the escape of former Star Mobility chairman Kim Bong-hyun.
The prosecution is pressuring former Chairman Kim while securing new recruits one after another.
Detective Division 6 of the Seoul Southern District Prosecutor's Office (Chief Prosecutor Lee Jun-dong) yesterday issued an arrest warrant for former Chairman Kim's older sister Kim (51), who lives in the United States.
Based on the arrest warrant, the prosecution plans to induce Kim to return home by promoting measures such as invalidating his passport.
Mr. Kim is accused of connecting Mr. A, an entertainment agency official who helped his younger brother escape, his lover B, and Mr. Choi (31), former Chairman Kim's lover, with former Chairman Kim through Telegram or KakaoTalk. ) is received.
When they called Kim using the KakaoTalk Voice Talk function, the prosecution believes that Kim turned on the speaker phone function and connected another cell phone connected to former Chairman Kim.
Mr. A and Mr. B were arrested on the 20th and 21st, respectively, on charges of helping former Chairman Kim escape.
The prosecution also requested an arrest warrant for Mr. Choi, but on the 25th, it was dismissed by the court on the grounds that "it is difficult to see that there is a necessity and significance of arrest."
It was found that Kim lives in the United States while working at a hospital, and has no other family members living in the United States.
Former Chairman Kim, who is considered a key figure in the Lime Asset Management incident, cut off the electronic device on his wrist and ran away on bail conditions near Paldang Bridge in Hanam City, Gyeonggi Province just before the trial on the afternoon of the 11th.
(Photo = Yonhap News)