Kim Tae-woo, the head of Gangseo-gu, Seoul, who exposed the suspicion of the Moon Jae-in government’s Blue House special inspection team’s investigation, lost his post as the district chief after a suspended prison sentence was confirmed먹튀검증.
On the 18th, the first division of the Supreme Court confirmed the lower court sentenced to 1 year in prison and 2 years probation for Mayor Kim, who was accused of leaking official secrets.
If the head of a local government is deprived of the right to vote, he or she is subject to compulsory retirement.
The Public Official Election Act stipulates that if a person is sentenced to imprisonment or heavier punishment, he or she loses the right to vote.
Mayor Kim, a former prosecutor’s investigator, was charged with leaking secrets he learned during official duties to the media several times while working as a member of the special inspection team in the Blue House civil affairs office from December 2018 to February 2019.
Of the 16 cases disclosed by him, the prosecution considered that 5 were official secrets, including suspicion of bribery by Woo Yoon-geun, ambassador to Russia, and Kim Sang-gyun, chairman of the Korea Rail Network Authority.
The courts of the first and second trials recognized four of the charges as guilty and sentenced them to one year in prison and two years of probation, and the Supreme Court confirmed the dismissal of the appeal that day.