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A man in his twenties who molested his cousin, a minor, was sentenced to probation from imprisonment at the first trial.

According to the court on the 1st, at the hearing of the 24-year-old Mr. A, held at the hearing of the 13th Division of the Seoul Northern District Law Criminal Agreement (presiding judge Heo Gyeong-ho), the court sentenced Mr. A to two years and six months in prison and four years probation.

Mr. A was charged with violating the Act on Special Cases concerning the Punishment of Sexual Violence Crimes (forced harassment by relatives).

Mr. A


her cousin B,


was 16 years old when she was

lying in bed at 3 a.m. in 2016,

and made it impossible to protest by pressing her upper body with her body and suppressing her wrist.

It is also reported that in the process, the victim was forced to kiss the victim.

The judge said, "The matter is serious when you look at the content and method of the offense, the relationship with the victim, and the age of the victim, such as kissing the lips and cheeks of a child or adolescent victim as a foreign cousin." He pointed out that it is regulated to be punished heavily enough to be set as'the above imprisonment.'

He added, "As it seems that the victim, who was only 16 years old at the time, would have suffered considerable sexual shame and mental suffering, it seems necessary to punish the accused severely.



he said,

"The sentence was decided based on the fact that the defendant acknowledged the crime and reflected on it, that the victim did not want punishment by agreeing with the victim, and that the defendant was a first offender with no history of criminal punishment


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