Mr. Park, a senior North Korean official who has defected from his country after decades of faithful service has alleged that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his own aunt, a blood relative, to be poisoned.
Park is not his real name; he wants his identity hidden for fear of retribution against friends and family still in Pyongyang.
“On May 5th or 6th of last year,” says Park. “Kim Jong Un ordered his aunt, Kim Kyong Hui to be killed. Only his bodyguard unit, Unit 974, knew this — now senior officials also know she was poisoned.”
Park says Kim Jong Un wanted to silence her after she complained angrily for months after her husband and presumed number two in the country, Jang Song Thaek was killed in December 2013. Read more
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