U.S. police have released personal information, including the faces of students arrested on charges of harassing new students who recently joined a school club.



According to local time on the 29th of last month, the New York Post and Daily Mail reported that the Durham, North Carolina Police Department arrested 12 more students in a case charged with harassing freshmen at the University of New Hampshire.



The 12 suspects, all between the ages of 18 and 21, were added to the 29 club members arrested by the Durham Police Department in April.



At the time of the incident, the Durham Police Department caught harassment of freshmen at a welcome party held at the dormitory of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a prestigious social club at the University of New Hampshire, and issued a warrant for 46 members of the club.



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The school club in question, 'Sigma Alpha Epsilon', is one of the prestigious social clubs spread across the country at American universities, and is mainly joined by children of wealthy and powerful families.



A spokesperson for the University of New Hampshire said in a statement, "We will cooperate with the police throughout the investigation and temporarily suspend the club until the results of the investigation are revealed. said.



In addition, the prosecution said, "If evidence of more serious damage is proved, we will prosecute additionally." The charges revealed so far were considered misdemeanors and the students were charged with a fine of up to $1,200 (about 1.55 million Korean Won).



Durham Police said that five more suspects out of the 46 are expected to be arrested in the future, and the perpetrators as well as the club itself will have to pay a fine of 20,000 dollars (25.8 million won).



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On the other hand, most of the local netizens responded to the police action for releasing the photos, names and addresses of the perpetrators without a conviction yet, saying, "It was good to disclose the identity of the victim because he would come out quickly even if he went to the cell thanks to his rich parents", "Bullying at university In order for this to disappear, it is necessary to disclose his identity."



On the other hand, some responded negatively, saying, "It is too much to disclose the identity of young people with a bright future."



Some of the perpetrators currently arrested have already been released, while the remaining ones are expected to be tried in July and August.



(Photo = New York Post, Google Maps, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Facebook)

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