Suh Hoon, former head of the National Security Office at the Blue House, who was designated as the final decision maker and responsible person in the "Seohae public official shooting case," was arrested by the prosecution.

Seoul Central District Court Chief Judge Kim Jung-min in charge of warrants issued an arrest warrant, saying, "There is a concern about the destruction of evidence in light of the seriousness of the crime, the status of the suspect, and the relationship with the people involved."

Seo is accused of ordering the related ministries to delete related information at a ministerial meeting held at around 1:00 am on September 23, 2020, the day after the late Lee Dae-joon, a public official at the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, was killed by North Korean troops. receive.

Afterwards, when the fact of being shot became known through the media, Lee is accused of having 'voluntarily defected to North Korea' and writing false information in reports or press releases of related organizations such as the Ministry of National Defense, National Intelligence Service, and Korea Coast Guard.

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