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court ruling has been issued that the state pays 1.6 billion won to the victims and their families, who have been convicted of the Yakchon 5-geori murder case long ago and have been imprisoned for 10 years.

The judiciary made 20% of the compensation to be borne by the police who coerced the victim and the prosecutor who led the investigation.

This is Jung Yoon-sik.


In 2000, Mr. Choi, who was 16 years old, was accused of the murder of a taxi driver in Yakchon 5-geori, Iksan, Jeollabuk-do.

Choi, who could not withstand the coercive investigation, confessed to all the crimes.

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My face was swollen, and I cried.]


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sentenced to 10 years in prison and had to be imprisoned.

Since then, SBS has continued to report to the effect that there has been a harsh investigation and that there is a criminal.

Choi, who had been released due to maturity, was found acquitted through a retrial in 2013, and Kim Mo, who was caught late, was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Choi also filed a claim for damages against the government and the investigating party, but today (13th) he won.

The court ruled that the state inflicted irreparable damage to innocent citizens through an illegal investigation, and that the state pays 1.39 billion won to Choi and 300 million won to family members.

In particular, the police who committed harsh acts in investigating Mr. Choi and the prosecutor who led the investigation were also forced to bear 20% of the compensation.

In a lawsuit against the state, it is unusual to admit liability directly to a public official who is actually a party to the act.

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The liability of an investigation conducted tests Private In response to the admitted ruling, the prosecution said it would review the appeal.

(Video coverage: Seo Jin-ho, Video editing: Jeong Seong-hun)