Japanese man arrested in South Korea for violating segregation regulations and suspended for 2 years
Screenshot of Korean media’s earlier report (MBN TV station)
Overseas Network, July 15thAccording to Yonhap News Agency, On the 15th, the Korean court sentenced a Japanese male A who was suspected of violating the”Law on the Prevention and Management of Infectious Diseases” to a fixed-term imprisonment of 6 months and a suspended sentence of 2 years.
A 23-year-old, he entered South Korea on April 2 and was classified as a suspected case of New Crown Virus infection And was asked to accept a two-week quarantine. However, during this period, Amou left the isolation point 8 times and was arrested.
This is the first case of a foreigner arrested in South Korea for violating segregation regulations. In the public trial conducted in early July, the prosecutor asked the court for a six-month prison sentence.
The court held that after receiving the quarantine notice, defendant A still went to restaurants and convenience stores and other public facilities in violation of the regulations, and his behavior may cause the spread of the virus. Although the defendant claimed that he did not understand the situation at that time, he was still unable to get rid of his responsibility. The accused admitted the crime and reflected on his mistakes. The virus test result was negative and did not cause infection. It was not just to leave the isolation point for fun, and there was no criminal record in the country. After the court took these factors into consideration He was sentenced to 6 months in prison and 2 years suspended. (Overseas Net Liu Qiang)