S. Korean army general arrested for leaking secrets to DPRK: media

07:37, June 10, 2010      

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A two-star South Korean army general on Wednesday was arrested for allegedly leaking military secrets to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), local media quoted military sources as reporting.

The Defense Security Command (DSC), Seoul's military intelligence agency, has requested an arrest warrant for the active duty Major General, identified only as Kim, earlier in the day, according to Seoul's state-run broadcaster KBS.

Kim is accused of having handed confidential information to a former South Korean intelligence agent recruited by the DPRK, identified as Park, who was also arrested last week on charges of selling the classified information to the DPRK.

The information is related to the South Korea-U.S. Operations Plan 5027, that contains the current operational plan for defense and counterattack for the possible breakout of war between the two Koreas.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张洪宇)

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