A man in his 50s who was handed over to trial for assaulting and locking his ex-wife in a car, who was divorced, was sentenced to prison and arrested in court.

Detective Division 1 of the Wonju Branch of the Chuncheon District Court sentenced 53-year-old A to 1 year in prison and 1 year of suspension of qualifications for violating the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection and the Protection of Communications Secrets Act. .

Mr. A is accused of striking his ex-wife, 51-year-old Mr. B, who was divorced in an apartment in Wonju City at 3:00 am on September 5, 2020, twice on the cheek, causing two weeks of injury.

It was investigated that Mr. A did this because Mr. B was dating another man.

He is also accused of confining Mr. B for about two hours while driving 8.2 kilometers with his car door locked after refusing Mr. B's request to get off at 11:00 pm on April 30, 2021.

Subsequently, at 1:00 am on May 1, in a car, Mr. B's hair was folded back and held, and the charge of hitting his face with a cell phone was also added.

Mr. A divorced Mr. B in November 2019, and from a month later to September 20, 2021, for nearly two years, Mr. B sent text messages or phone calls containing content that could make him feel fear or anxiety 218 times. He is also accused of

In addition, on May 27 of last year, the fact that Mr. B listened to the conversation between Mr. B and the lawyer appointed by Mr. B without consent by using the call listening function of the location tracking app installed on his phone was included in the indictment.

Mr. A admitted to the charges of sending phone calls and text messages and listening to the conversation with the lawyer during the trial, but denied the charge of hitting him with a cell phone after being locked in a car.

The court rejected this argument.

The court said that the punishment was decided considering the fact that the crime was of poor quality and that the victim was also requesting severe punishment.

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