Seoul to probe how whereabouts of Pyongyang defector diplomat with underage daughter in North was leaked to press

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A police car outside the North Korea's embassy in Madrid, Spain. February 28, 2019. ยฉ Sergio Perez / Reuters
โ€˜Grave terrorist attackโ€™: North Korea seeks probe into mysterious raid on its mission in Spain

The circumstances of his disappearance remain murky as well. Speculation is rife that the shady anti-Pyongyang group Free Joseon may have been involved. The group infamously took credit for the February 2019 raid on the North Korean embassy in Madrid, during which embassy workers were beaten and computers with presumably sensitive information stolen from the premises.

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