The prosecution has come up with measures to ban Cho Doo-soon from going out and drinking at certain times after being released, but voices with doubts about its effectiveness have come out.
On the 16th, the Suwon District Prosecutor's Office Ansan Branch Office (Min Young-hyun, Head of Public Tribunal) requested additional matters for Cho Doo-soon's special compliance in accordance with the Electronic Device Attachment Act to the Suwon District Law Ansan Branch.
The special compliance requirements contain the prohibition of going out, drinking, and entering educational facilities such as schools from 9 pm to 6 am the next day.
The prosecution's request was promoted with the intent of preventing Jo Doo-soon's re-offense and alleviating concerns of residents in Ansan.
The court will review the contents of the prosecution's claim and make an early conclusion.
However, some point out that it is difficult to prevent recidivism with this measure.
In fact, the time when the'Cho Doo-soon incident' occurred was 8:30 am, the school time for the victim.
In this regard, there are many claims of netizens online that "it is a typical error of believing that crimes usually occur at night. I also got empathy.
The Korea Criminal Policy Institute's report on'Criminal Phenomena and Criminal Policy in Korea (2018)' released in April also contains data supporting the above claims.
According to the report, the most common time period for sexual crimes against children under the age of 13 is from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., with a whopping 51.4%.
Cho Doo-soon, who is sentenced to 12 years in prison for rape and injury to an 8-year-old child in 2008, is set to be released in December.
After release, personal information is disclosed in'Sex Offender Notification e'for 5 years, and you have to wear an electronic anklet for 7 years.
As Cho Doo-soon is known to stay in Ansan after being released, Mayor Yoon Hwa-seop directly posted a petition for enacting the'Protection and Confinement Act' called Cho Doo-soon's Quarantine Act on the Blue House National Petition Board. It is drawing attention.
This is'News Pick'.
(Photo = Blue House National Petition website capture)