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South Korean governor resigns following rape accusation

March 6, 2018 4:19 AM
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A South Korean provincial governor who was seen as a potential presidential candidate has resigned after his secretary accused him of raping her.

South Chungcheong Gov. Ahn Hee-jung announced his resignation early Tuesday on Facebook just hours after his secretary said in a live television interview that Ahn had raped her several times since June. The provincial government confirmed his resignation had been accepted.

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