▲ CEO Kang Jin-goo of The Tamsa attending the warrant review

Representatives Jin-goo Kang and Young-min Choi of the YouTube media 'Citizen Media The Exploration', who were charged with an arrest warrant for trespassing into the residence of Minister of Justice Han Dong-hoon without permission, appeared today (29th) at the court's arrest warrant review.

The Seoul Central District Court interrogated CEOs Kang and Choi, who were seeking arrest warrants for violating the Act on the Punishment of Violence, etc. (Invasion of Common Housing).

On the 27th of last month, they went to the door of the house through the common entrance of the apartment in Gangnam-gu, Seoul where Minister Han lives, and were accused by Minister Han of trespassing and retaliatory crimes.

Representative Kang told the reporters before entering the courtroom, "If you look at the prosecution's warrant request, the act of visiting Minister Han's apartment was not acknowledged as coverage activities at all." The protection of the privacy of public officials was emphasized."

At the same time, he said, “I was just trying to ask what the Minister of Justice thought about the situation where the car of a public official was tracked and reported as a stalking criminal, and the search and seizure was carried out.

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency's Anti-Corruption and Public Crimes Investigation Unit, which investigates the exploration, seized and searched the office of the investigation and the residence of the two representatives in Namyangju, Gyeonggi-do three times from the 7th, and applied for an arrest warrant on the 26th.

(Photo = Yonhap News)