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Ex-police chief will ‘tell all’ on Roh fund

Ex-police chief will ‘tell all’ on Roh fund

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Published : 2012-05-04 19:50
Updated : 2012-05-04 19:50

Cho Hyun-oh
Prosecutors said Friday they will summon a former police chief for questioning next week in a libel investigation over his remarks indicating that late President Roh Moo-hyun had a slush fund in a borrowed name bank account.

Cho Hyun-oh, who resigned as commissioner of the National Police Agency last month amid public outrage for mishandling an emergency call in a kidnapping-and-murder case, has been under the investigation after making the remarks in 2010, when he served as head of a regional police agency.

In a telephone interview published earlier in the day by the Dong-a Ilbo, a local daily, Cho said he will tell prosecutors “everything” about the borrowed-name account allegedly opened by Roh.

“It is an obvious fact that former president Roh had a borrowed-name account,” Cho was quoted as saying.

Roh committed suicide in 2009, about a year after leaving office, amid a widening probe by prosecutors over allegations that his family members took illicit funds. The investigation was closed after his death. 

(Yonhap News)

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