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[VIDEO NEWS] Ex Chief Secretary Kim Ki-chun released from custody, faces angry mob

Aug 07,2018
1) Ex Chief Secretary Kim Ki-chun, 79 years old, was released from custody after being held for 562 days.

2) The ex Chief Secretary was released from Dongbu prison at 00:30 wearing a suit and carrying an envelope.

3) Citizens and members of civic groups protested his release with swearing and brawling, turning Kim’s trip home into a scene of carnage.

4) The ex Chief Secretary got in the car amid brawls and chaos from protesters and reporters. Protestors blocked his car from leaving.

5) Kim was sentenced to four years in prison in an appeal trial for the Blacklist case. He is now awaiting appeal from the Supreme Court.

6) The Supreme Court decided it was difficult to judge a man in custody and called for his release on Aug. 27.

7) According to the court’s decision, the ex Chief Secretary will not be detained throughout his trial.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video provided by JTBC
Video produced by Kim Ji-seon and Jung Soo-kyung
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Josh Doyle