Music Room, Malacañan Palace
January 30, 2017

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte received South Korean Ambassador Kim Jae-Shin and Choi Kyung-Jin, wife of slain South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, in a courtesy call in Malacañang.

Mrs. Choi Kyung met with President Duterte to personally follow up on her husband’s case who met his untimely death in the hands of alleged PNP policemen who kidnapped the South Korean national back in October 18, 2016.

President Duterte assured Choi Kyung-Jin that they are tracing down all the involved policemen, and are just completing the investigation to ensure an airtight case.

Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr., Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Chief Ronald ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa, Foreign Affairs Executive Director Evangeline Ducroq and Foreign Affairs Director Bolivar Bao were also present during the meeting.