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North Korean defector sneaks back because of financial struggles he faced as janitor in South Korea

North Korean Defector

Security officials believe the man who “re-defected” to North Korea by sneaking through the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) on New Year’s Day was the same person who sneaked into South Korea in 2020.

Security surveillance reportedly captured an unidentified man crawling over a barbed-wire fence at the southern part of the border and entering North Korean territory on Saturday, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday, The Associated Press reported.

Meet the North Korean Defector Trump Praised During His State of the Union Address

Featured during the final minutes of President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address on Tuesday night was Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector who, after his escape, has devoted his time to raising awareness about the situation in his home country.

In his speech, Trump introduced Ji’s as a witness to the “ominous nature” of the North Korean regime, highlighting the brutality of government under the leadership of Kim Jong Un.

Escaped North Korean Soldier Gets a Lifetime Supply of Choco Pies on One Condition

The North Korean defector who bravely crossed the border into South Korea and was badly injured in the process just bagged a pretty sweet deal with Orion, the company behind the country’s favorite treat Choco Pie.

The manufacturer officially announced that it is planning to give Oh Chung-sung, the defector, a lifetime supply of Choco Pies, with a condition that he remains on South Korean soil, according to AsiaOne.

Doctors Find Parasitic Worms All Over North Korean Soldier’s Body After Daring Escape

Doctors reportedly found an “enormous number of parasites” inside the stomach of the North Korean defector who made global headlines for his daring escape to the South via the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) last week.

While the soldier made it across the border on foot after ditching his vehicle, he was severely wounded by gunfire. He reportedly sustained multiple gunshot wounds in his armpit, back, shoulder, knee, and buttocks after North Korean soldiers fired about 40 rounds at him.