By Roy Mabasa
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is now conducting an investigation into the reported brief detention of one of its personnel at the Incheon International Airport for possession of cannabis oil.
In a statement, the DFA said it has ordered an inquiry to determine accountability in the unfortunate incident in South Korea on August 2.
In line with its internal rules and regulations, the DFA said concerned personnel were immediately issued Show Cause Orders (SCO), directing the two DFA functionaries to submit their written explanation within 72 hours from receipt of orders.
“The DFA is committed to maintaining high standards of responsibility and accountability among its officials and staff, and we will do the same in this case,” the foreign affairs office said in the statement.
It pointed out that the