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Date : April 28, 2020
NK probe into military uncovers corruption
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N. Korean probe into military uncovers vast levels of corruption

Through a large-scale probe into corruption in the military, North Korean authorities recently have found considerable evidence of misconduct, even among some of the country’s most elite military units.

The investigation under the control of the military’s Supreme Command found that the most common form of corruption was the “failure to participate in military exercises.” For example, soldiers failed to show up for winter military exercises earlier this year after making unclear excuses, including “business trips” and “hospital visits.” Officers tasked with evaluating the combat readiness of military units gave unqualified military units passing marks after receiving bribes of rice, meat, or cigarettes. It's been found that some members of the “O Jung Hup-led Seventh Regiment,” an elite military unit, were reportedly found guilty of corruption. ......

[Source: Daily NK]

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