Korean General in embezzling row
Bad news for Korean Navy.
Navy general arrested on embezzlement charge
By Lee Han-soo
The Korean Navy’s Cheonghae Unit, which is part of the Combined Task Force 151 that counters piracy in Somalia, is under scrutiny after a current navy one-star general was arrested Monday for allegedly embezzling 30 million won ($26,000) of provision expenses.
The suspect led the unit during its 10th tour in 2012. Military prosecutors have also booked two officers without detention on the same charge.
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