Emergency monitoring officers quizzed over Itaewon crowd crush

SEOUL– Police brought in two emergency monitoring officers for questioning Friday as part of their widening investigation into the bungled response to the crowd crush in Seoul’s Itaewon neighborhood.   Former senior emergency monitoring officer at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency (SMPA), Ryu Mi-jin, appeared before a special investigation team in western Seoul as a […]

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Ruling party opens disciplinary process against Yongsan Ward chief over remarks on Itaewon tragedy

SEOUL– The ethics committee of the ruling People Power Party decided Friday to open a disciplinary process against Park Hee-young, the chief of Yongsan Ward office in Seoul, for making inappropriate remarks about the Itaewon crowd crush, party officials said.   Park, the chief of the ward that administers the Itaewon district, has come under […]

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