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South Korean journalists arrested for trespassing North Korean envoy's home

Press Trust of India  |  Singapore 

Two South Korean have been arrested for allegedly trespassing into the home of the North Korean here, just days before a high-stakes summit between US and North Korean leader Un.

The men, aged 42 and 45, are working for (KBS), said the police in a posting today.

Two other South Koreans, a 31-year-old working for KBS and a 29-year-old guide and interpreter for the group, are under investigation.

The police yesterday received a report of criminal trespass into the residence of the of the Democratic People's Republic of

The arrests come amid a high level of security arrangements being carried out in and around the summit venues. Sentosa and the have been designated as special event areas, with the police empowered to carry out extensive searches within the zones of the areas.

The police reminded all foreigners visiting to abide by laws. Those who break the law will be dealt with firmly, and this may include termination of visas and repatriation.

Members of the media who commit any offence in will also not be accredited and thus will not be able to cover the summit between Trump and Kim, said the post.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 15:46 IST