North Korea confirmed the arrest of a Korean American called an anti-North Korea activities
Posted Dec 22 2012 8:46am
Korean Central News Agency issued a communique on the 21st. The statement is as follows: November 3, to travel for the purpose of entering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Romania first U.S. citizens Peijun Hu, relevant agencies detained due to an anti-North Korea activities. After an investigation, the anti-DPRK offenses pieces of physical evidence proved himself confessed their crime. Sweden on behalf of the interests of the United States embassy in DPRK members 21 same Peijun Hu the consular met. According to the Korean Code of Criminal Procedure, anti-national criminals Peijun Hu undergoing legal processing program. AFP, Seoul, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) North Korea confirmed today that in November arrest of an American citizen, said he acknowledged unspecified allegations and said he will be formally charged. According to official North Korean news agency KCNA reported that the man named Peijun Hu (sound), as a visitor to enter North Korea on November 3, committed offenses against North Korea. "KCNA added:" He was detained by the relevant authorities. " The United States has no diplomatic relations with North Korea. KCNA said consular officials of the Embassy of Sweden on behalf of the United States to visit Peijun Hu. Korea National Daily earlier this month, is the first to report the arrests events. The newspaper confirmed that those arrested is a 44-year-old Korean American tour operators, travel together, he and five other tourists, group of items in a computer hard drive, he was arrested when the North Korean side. KCNA said Peijun Hu into the northeastern port city of Korea Romania first arrested. Rason is located in a special economic zone near the North Korea and the Russian and Chinese border.