N. Korean authorities issue arrest warrant for police official
North Korean authorities issued an arrest warrant for an official who worked at a police station in Nampo, near Pyongyang, after he disappeared with his family, Daily NK sources reported on Dec. 27.
North Korean authorities made the man’s photo public back in the end of November and, keeping the possibility of defection in mind, urged nearby residents to immediately report any sign of the man to the authorities.
According to sources in Ryanggang Province, the missing official, Choi, is in his 40s had been working in the intelligence section of a police station in Nampo. He has reportedly been missing for about a month along with his wife and two sons.
Suspecting that Choi defected across the border to China, authorities opened an investigation but have yet to arrest him, sources said. ......