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Leader of Secretive Church at Center of South Korea’s Virus Outbreak Is Arrested

SEOUL—The leader of the mysterious church at the centre of South Korea’s main Covid-19 outbreak was arrested Saturday for withholding and falsifying records, which allegedly hobbled the government’s early endeavours to curb the spread of the virus. Lee Man-hee, the 88-year-aged leader of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, was questioned for a lot more than […]

SEOUL—The leader of the mysterious church at the centre of South Korea’s main Covid-19 outbreak was arrested Saturday for withholding and falsifying records, which allegedly hobbled the government’s early endeavours to curb the spread of the virus.

Lee Man-hee, the 88-year-aged leader of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, was questioned for a lot more than eight hours on Friday by a nearby judge in Suwon, a town just south of Seoul. He is accused of offering untrue documents to well being authorities at the peak of South Korea’s outbreak…