May 13, 2015- Pictures: North Korea’s Defense Minister Hyon Yong Chol Executed For Sleeping During Event Attended By Kim Jong-un
Hyon Yong Chol, North Korea’s Defence Minister, a loyalist of controversial leader Kim Jong un has been executed.
According to South Korea’s spy agency, Kim Jong un ordered the deceased executed for disloyalty after being caught sleeping during an event.
Kim Jong un
He was killed on April 30, 2015 by anti-aircraft fire in front of a large audience.
His only offence was that he slept off during an event attended by Kim Jong un and hadn’t carried out instructions given to him.
A senior military officer was also executed
Kim Jong-un was said to have executed 15 senior military officials less than 2 months ago.