The rebuke got here a day after Kim Chang-yong, head of the National Police Agency, apologised for the bungled response to the crime that passed off on November 15 in Incheon, stories Yonhap News Agency.
“To ensure that this sort of thing does not happen again, President Moon Jae-in ordered police to strengthen education and training,” presidential spokesperson Park Kyung-mee, talking to reporters, quoted Moon as saying.
“The top duty of police is to protect citizens’ lives and ensure safety.”
On November 15, a female and male police officer have been dispatched to a 4-storey house constructing in Incheon after receiving a noise criticism a couple of 48-yr-outdated man on the highest flooring from a male resident on the third flooring.
When the highest-flooring resident got here down wielding a knife and stabbed the third-flooring resident’s spouse, nevertheless, the feminine officer allegedly left the scene with out making an attempt to convey the attacker underneath management.
The male officer, who was outdoors the constructing at the moment, was additionally accused of failing to go upstairs in time to assist the third-flooring resident, who managed to overpower the attacker collectively along with his daughter.
The spouse is reported to be mind-useless, and the third-flooring resident and his daughter suffered cuts on their fingers and faces.