North Korea’s Defense Minister reportedly executed by shot using surface-to-air missiles as the rewards due to falling asleep in an official ceremony attended by the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un.
Hyon Yong Chol (66) were charged with committing treason after showing “disrespect” to Kim Jong Un in a military ceremony. The news was conveyed to South Korea intelligence service (NIS) to the politicians in a meeting in the Parliament.
The NIS says, Yong Hyon Chol against execution witnessed by hundreds of high military officials in late April. The execution of the death sentence was carried out at a military training center in Kanggon, North of Pyongyang.
South Korea’s news agency Yonhap, preaching, Yong Chol was executed by being shot using surface-to-air missiles.
Meanwhile, the Human Rights Committee for North Korea (HRNK) based in the United States believe, the execution of Yong Chol using six surface-to-air missiles, ZPU-4.
The weapons, said HRNK, is a very powerful weapon which has a range of up to 8,000 feet. However, for the purposes of execution was the only weapon, fired from a distance of 30 meters.
HRNK even to publish a number of satellite images of the area show that claimed the high level officials of North Korea watched the execution.
Hyon Yong Chol, who recently completed a year of occupying his post, also believed to have voiced complaints against Kim Jong Un, and many times ignored the orders of the leader.
He was arrested in late April and executed just three days after his arrest, without going through the legal process, according to the description of the NIS.
The news comes after the NIS in the past month mention Kim Jong Un ordered the execution of dead to 15 high level officials on this year as a reward for having opposed his rule.
Yonhap News Agency, quoting a description of NIS, calling at least 70 North Korea high level officials have been executed since Kim Jong Un to power in 2011.
One of the most striking is the dead execution when Kim Jong Un ordered the execution of his uncle, Jang Song Taek, who at that time was considered the second most powerful figure in North Korea.
Jang Song Taek were executed after being accused of being a traitor and accused living life that is not true because often use illegal drugs, gambling, and women.