Seventh General Bureau official publicly executed for engaging in “corrupt construction practices”

Daily NK learned Monday that a member of the political committee of the North Korean military’s Seventh General Bureau was publicly executed in mid-May for engaging in corrupt construction practices. The Seventh General Bureau handles national construction projects.

According to a Daily NK source in Pyongyang, a 52-year-old major general on the Seventh General Bureau’s political committee by the name of Ryu was publicly executed on the riverbank of the market area of Pyongyang’s Hyongjesan District at 10 AM on May 15. The execution was carried out in front of about 3,000 people, including the bureau’s cadres, the families of