Seoul mayor commits suicide over sexual harassment charges

The mayor of the capital of South Korea, Seoul, committed suicide due to possible allegations of sexual harassment

This was reported by the South Korean agency Yonhap.

It is specified that the mayor Park Won Sung found out that they are preparing to open a case against him for sexual harassment, according to a statement by his former secretary.

“They were preparing to open a case against the mayor after the former secretary filed an application on Wednesday accusing him of unwanted physical contact,” it was informed.

According to South Korean law, the case will be closed after the death of the mayor.

At the same time, in his left suicide note, the mayor of Seoul apologized to the family for “causing them pain.”

Park Won Song, who turned 64 years old, has been the mayor of the capital of South Korea since 2011. According to political scientists, he had a good chance of winning the presidential election, which will be held in the country in 2022.