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Date : August 29, 2013
Border Guards Break Promise of Helping Defection
   http://www.dailynk.com/english/read.php?cataId=nk01500&num=10878 [735]
There have been a number of recent cases of North Korean border guards double-crossing attempting defectors and smugglers. A source from inside North Korea tells Daily NK about a case of attempting defectors being arrested as soon as they tried to cross the River Tumen despite being promised help by a border guard. It is thought the guards, who are offered bribes by in return for help crossing the border, are becoming increasingly prepared to double-cross defectors in order to reap rewards from the regime.

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