After receiving a male high school student's contact information, a fine was sentenced to a man in his 20s who contacted him 300 times over four days and went to his house.
According to the legal community on the 5th, the 6th detective of the Seoul Eastern District Court (Judge Park Kang-min) sentenced A (28), who was charged with violating the Stalking Crime Punishment Act, to a fine of 3 million won.
Along with this, he was also ordered to complete a 40-hour stalking treatment program.
Mr. A met Mr. B, a victim high school student in the neighborhood in April, received his contact information, and was accused of sending and calling more than 329 texts and KakaoTalk messages in 4 days.
It was investigated that even though Mr. B expressed his refusal to contact him, Mr. A continued to contact him.
In addition, it turns out that he went to the front of Mr. B's house.
Mr. A also sent messages such as 'Do you not live in XXX?', 'I am in front now', and 'Are you alone'.
The court explained the reason for the sentencing, saying, "We considered all the circumstances in the record."
According to the 'Stalking Punishment Act', which has been in effect for 1 year this year, continuous or repeated stalking acts can be punished by imprisonment for up to 3 years or a fine of up to 30 million won.
Carrying a weapon can be punished by imprisonment for up to five years or a fine of up to 50 million won.