South Korean police on Monday arrested a man linked to last week’s attack on Democratic Party leader Lee Jae-myung, Yonhap news agency reported.
Lee was stabbed in the neck by a 67-year-old man when he asked for his newspaper during a visit to the southern port city of Busan. The man, whose last name is only Kim, was arrested. Police arrested another man, in his 60s, in the center of Asan, where Kim lives, for helping deliver a letter Kim wrote about the reason for the attack. attacked the police, Yonhap said.
Calls to the Busan police were not answered. Lee is recovering in a hospital in Seoul after undergoing surgery to repair a large blood vessel.