Democratic Party representative Lee Jae-myeong returned home late last night (28th) after being investigated by the prosecution, and strongly protested that "the prosecution is doing politics, not investigation."
However, the prosecution requested a reappearance, saying they had more questions about the suspicion of Daejang-dong.
Reporter Kim Sang-min reports.
Representative Lee Jae-myung, who came out after a 12-and-a-half-hour investigation, criticized the prosecution for doing politics.
[Lee Jae-myeong/Democratic Party Representative: Prosecutor Yoon Seok-yeol I feel like I was doing politics, not investigation, like a prosecutor under a dictatorship.
He is not conducting an investigation to discover the truth, but he cannot erase the feeling that he is manipulating for the purpose of prosecution.]
During the investigation, CEO Lee is said to have kept quiet about the contents other than the 33-page statement he released himself.
In the statement, CEO Lee denied the allegation of breach of trust, saying that he had secured public interests and reduced the profits of Daejang-dong and his party, and dismissed the claim that he was promised half of the shares of Kim Man-bae, the major shareholder of Hwacheon Daeyu, as a slander, saying that he did not even know about the existence of Cheonhwa Dongin No. 1 until the press release. I did.
However, the prosecution is in a position that further investigation is inevitable because they have not received the necessary answers and have to ask additional questions about the statement.
In particular, it took issue with the fact that the statement did not mention the closest aide, Jeong Jin-sang, former head of the political affairs coordination office, who was arrested and prosecuted.
Previously, the prosecution stated in the indictment against the Daejang-dong gang that CEO Lee had personally approved the plan to receive 42.8 billion won after being reported to former chief Jeong, and CEO Lee, who was the mayor of Seongnam at the time and had the final approval authority, replied is that you have to listen to
The prosecution is known to have presented this representative with a specific date between Tuesday and Friday of this week for the second investigation.
The prosecution plans to request an arrest warrant in conjunction with the Seongnam FC investigation if Lee does not finally respond to the second investigation.
(Video editing: Mira Yu)