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S. Korea steps up search for ferry owner

By Reuters in Seoul ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-06-12 06:55:25

Police raid compound of evangelical church associated with Yoo Byung-un

Thousands of South Korean police and prosecutors raided a sprawling religious compound for a second time on Wednesday in their search for an elderly businessman linked to a ferry disaster that reduced the nation to tears.

Helicopters flew overhead as officers moved from building to building at the site, estimated to cover the size of a dozen soccer pitches, with church members in pursuit, some singing hymns, others chanting "Let's fight with prosecutors and police!"

S. Korea steps up search for ferry owner

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