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A 20-year-old man who tried to drag an 8-year-old girl forcibly was sentenced to prison.

On the 27th, the Incheon District Court's 9th Criminal Division (Judge Kim Jin-won) announced that 26-year-old A, who was charged with taking drugs for minors, was sentenced to 4 months in prison.

Person A is accused of forcibly trying to drag Miss B by asking, "Do you have a cigarette?" to 8-year-old B, who is waiting for her mother on a street in Bupyeong-gu, Incheon around 10 pm on the 4th of June.

It is known that Mr. A tried to drag Mrs. B by the arm when Ms. B answered, "I don't have a cigarette." However, it is known that Ms. B failed due to the restraint of a citizen who ran after hearing Ms. B's cry "Help". .

As a result of the investigation, Mr. A was already indicted for violating the Act on the Protection of Children and Youth last year and was sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in prison and 4 years of probation.

The court ruled, "The fact that the accused has confessed to all the crimes and acknowledged his wrongdoing, that he appears to have committed the crime somewhat accidentally, and that he appears to be in poor health are recognized as favorable normal."

However, he explained the reason for the sentencing, saying, "The punishment was decided in consideration of the heavy guilt of trying to abduct the 8-year-old victim and the fact that he was not forgiven by the victim." I did.

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