Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Two members of a heretical church in South Korea led by Jeong Myeong-seok are arrested. The 2 of them have been assistants and accomplices who allegedly helped the chief commit sexual crimes towards tons of of different church members.
To cite Korea Herald, The Daejeon District Courtroom issued arrest warrants for the 2 males. Nevertheless, arrest warrants for 4 different former officers from the heretical group have been withdrawn as a result of they have been not a part of the church.
One in every of Jeong Myeong-seok’s two accomplices is Kim Ji-sun, who is called the second most essential determine after Jeong, and an official of the Christian Bible Mission, broadly generally known as the Jesus Morning Star (JMS) church group. The 2 have been accused of luring girls into having sexual relations with Jeong.
Kim was charged with sexual assault, given his function at JMS. In reality, Kim is also called Jeong’s successor and a strong determine within the heretical group.
A number of sexual harassment allegations have been filed towards Jeong and his aides following the discharge of the Netflix documentary sequence “Within the Identify of God: A Holy Betrayal.” The Netflix sequence uncovered the crimes of the heretical church, together with the brainwashing and rape of tons of of ladies.
Following the discharge of the sequence, Jeong’s confidants vehemently denied allegations that they’d aided the chairman in committing sexual crimes. They even claimed that they have been those who really helped separate and defend the victims from Jeong.
Nevertheless, the victims denied the claims. In reality, in line with the sufferer, it was Kim and his helpers who took them to Jeong’s room.
Jeong was arrested and indicted on prices of sexually assaulting a 28-year-old former JMS member, a Hong Kong citizen, 17 instances from February 2018 to September 2021 at a coaching heart in South Chungcheong Province. He’s additionally accused of touching the physique of a 30-year-old Australian citizen 5 instances from July 2018 till the top of that 12 months. In January, three JMS members additionally sued Jeong, claiming they have been additionally victims of his intercourse crimes.
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