Lee Jae-myeong, leader of the Democratic Party of Korea, who was indicted for corruption in the development of Daejang-dong and Wirye and corruption in donations to Seongnam FC , was given the opportunity to speak in person at the trial on the 17th and explained his charges for about 33 minutes.
Representative Lee was given the opportunity to speak directly at around 3:47 p.m. and said, “I will tell you my general thoughts.” Regarding the charges related to Daejeon-dong, he said, “You can tell whether that mountain is an oak forest or a pine forest just by looking at it,” and “But it feels like the prosecution went into the forest with a microscope, dug into the ground, and said, ‘Pine tree DNA was found.’ ”
Representative Lee said, “Daejang-dong was originally being developed publicly by LH , and President Lee Myung-bak ordered ‘not to compete with the private sector.’” He added, “ LH ’s abandonment of the Daejang-dong project먹튀검증, which is such a profitable project, is itself a grave breach of trust. ”
He went on to say, “When a public institution grants a license, the recipient benefits, but the decision is made as to who will get the benefit, not how much to recoup.” At the same time, he said, “Administrative agencies do not exist for profit, but pursue public welfare. At the very least, even if you give out taxi licenses, it costs 100 million won each. He said.
He also said, “According to the prosecution’s logic, why couldn’t they scrape it off like a piece of scorched rice and recover all the profits? That’s why they say it was a breach of trust.”
Representative Lee said, “When an administrative agency grants a development permit, whether the corporation will recoup the profits or how much of it will be a right is not an obligation stipulated in the law, but a right.” “He said.
Representative Lee spoke about all charges indicted, including Daejang-dong and Seongnam FC . Representative Lee spoke directly for 33 minutes. Representative Lee said, “If the prosecutor’s (indictment) details are correct, wouldn’t I get 50 years in prison? I am also a lawyer, and I have never made any profit as a politician.”