April 16, 2018 / 9:13 AM / 10 months ago

Korean Air suspends 'nut rage' sister from duties

SEOUL, April 16 (Reuters) - Korean Air Lines said that it has suspended senior vice president Cho Hyun-min from her duties as of Monday following a police probe into her alleged abusive behaviour.

The company will take appropriate action after the police probe ends, the airline said in a statement.

Korean Air Lines’ unions have called for Cho, the youngest daughter of its chairman and a sister of the infamous ‘nut rage’ heiress, to step down from management after media reports said she threw water at the face of an advertising agency manager, sparking a public backlash. (Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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