India trip row: Ex-South Korean First Lady files defamation suit


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Kim Jung-sook, the former First Lady of South Korea and wife of ex-President Moon Jae-in, has lodged a defamation lawsuit against People Power Party (PPP) lawmaker Representative Bae Hyun-jin. The suit accuses Bae of spreading false information about her 2018 solo trip to India. The lawsuit filed by Kim cites Bae's claims that her India trip resulted in undue expenses of around 230 million won (approximately $166,400).