‘Cho Doo-soon assault’ arrests 20-year-old man… Accidents follow in severe cold

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A 20-year-old man accused of assaulting child sex offender Jo Doo-soon was arrested today.

The man also claimed, “It was Jo Doo-soon who lifted the blunt weapon before himself.”

We have gathered the news of other incidents.

Correspondent Jo Jae-young.

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On the 16th, a man in his 20s, Kim, who was charged with breaking into the home of child sex offender Jo Doo-soon and assaulting him several times with a blunt weapon, was arrested today.

The court ruled that “the criminal charges have been substantiated and there is a risk of escape.”

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Prior to the substantive examination of the warrant, Kim also said, “It was Cho who picked up the blunt weapon first” to a reporter’s question about why he was wielding a blunt weapon, but the police said, “The statements of Jo Doo-soon and each other are different, and it is something to be confirmed through circumstantial evidence.” said.

Kim, who works at a distribution center, has a history of being caught trying to enter Jo Doo-soon’s house with a weapon in February.

In the police investigation after the crime, he stated, “I went to see Jo Doo-soon because he felt anger at the sexual crime he committed.”


On one side of the road, a vehicle is turned over and on fire.

At around 0:30 this morning, a car overturned and caught fire at Hannam Bridge in Seoul, killing the driver who was riding alone.

The police are investigating the cause of the accident, but it is not easy to ascertain whether he was drunk or not.


At around 12:30pm today, water suddenly poured from the ceiling of a commercial building in Jwa-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan, and the floor on the first floor of the building was submerged.

Police are investigating the exact cause of the accident to see if there was a problem with the old sprinkler as the temperature dropped.


At the same time, near Daecheongbong Peak in Seoraksan, a female hiker in her 40s collapsed while complaining of hypothermia in cold weather and was rescued by helicopter.

This is Jo Jae-young from MBC News.

Video coverage: Kim Kyung-bae / Video editing: Jo Min-woo / Video provision: Jeon Young-jin

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