Former Secretary of the late mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon accused him of sexual harassment, which lasted for about four years, even after her transfer to another job in the city administration. On 13 July at a press conference in Seoul, told her lawyer and representatives of organizations for the protection of the rights of women and victims of sexual violence, reports Yonhap.
They read a statement to women, which implies that she has not received assistance to city hall officials did not believe her or say that “part of the job of the Secretary is the emotional support of the mayor”.
The ex-Secretary argues that Park Won-soon has repeatedly tried to hug her in the office and in the break room; insisted on a joint self; when a woman hurt her knee, and began to kiss him. In addition, he allegedly sent her intimate photos in their chat in Telegram.
In a statement, the victim stated that she felt the pain from the behavior of their boss was going to demand his apology in court.
The letters and photos handed over to the police, said the lawyer.
A police report was filed last week. After the popular politician was found dead, his Secretary, according to human rights activists, became the object of persecution; she filed another claim for damages.
64-year-old Park Won-soon went missing on July 9 after his former Secretary filed a police complaint against unwanted “physical contact” and “inappropriate” message from the chief.
Police began a massive operation, which involved hundreds of officers, drones and dogs. On the night of 10 July, the body of Park Won-soon found in the woods.
He left a suicide note on the desktop.
64-year-old Park Won-soon was known in South Korea as a lawyer and public figure. The position of mayor of Seoul has held since 2011.