(QHA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has reportedly killed his direct relatives, after he sparked a global outcry when executed his uncle Jang Song-Thaek last month, after accusing him of plotting to overthrow the communist regime.
Jang’s children, brothers and grandchildren said to be dead, according to South Korea’s state news agency, Yonhap, reports Al Arabiya.
Jang’s sister Kye-sun, her husband and ambassador to Cuba, Jon Yong-jin, the ambassador to Malaysia, Jang Yong-chol, who is Jang’s nephew, as well as his two son have also been reportedly killed.
“Extensive executions have been carried out for relatives of Jang Song-thaek,” an anonymous source said to Yonhap. “All relatives of Jang have been put to death, including even children.
Kim’s former mentor Jang was accused of a number of crimes against the state.
They included plotting a coup, misappropriating resources, womanizing, abusing his position of power and ‘dreaming different dreams’ to the regime. Kim had referred to Jang as “worse than a dog” and “human scum” in his announcement of his execution and pictures showed Jang being led from his office by state security.