In keeping with Star Information, on Feb eighth, via his authorized consultant, Himchan submitted an enchantment towards the primary trial verdict, which incorporates prices of violating the Particular Act on the Punishment of Sexual Assault Crimes (utilizing a digital camera to movie and utilizing communication media for lewd acts).
Beforehand, on Feb seventh, the prosecution additionally filed an enchantment, claiming that the decision was unfair, leading to a mutual enchantment, which is able to result in a second trial.
On Feb 1st, the Seoul Western District Courtroom’s Prison Settlement Division 12 sentenced Himchan to three years in jail with a 5-year probation interval. The courtroom additionally ordered Himchan to finish 40 hours of sexual violence therapy applications and imposed a 3-year ban on employment in organizations associated to youngsters, adolescents and the disabled.
Himchan has been accused of sexual assault 3 times, even through the trial for compelled indecent act. He was accused of sexually harassing a lady in her 20s who accompanied him at a pension in Namyangju, Gyeonggi on July twenty fourth, 2018. He was sentenced to 10 months in jail within the first trial in February 2021 and was sentenced to 10 months in jail within the second trial held in February 2023. Whereas the second trial for the compelled indecent act cost was underway, the Seoul Western District Prosecutors’ Workplace indicted Himchan on further prices of rape, unlawful filming and compelled indecent act.
Moreover, Himchan was accused of sexually assaulting a lady in Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul and illegally filming the act in Could 2022, in addition to sending photographs of the sufferer taken with a digital camera on the time of the crime to the sufferer in June 2022.
Furthermore, on April seventeenth, 2023, whereas nonetheless present process trial for his sexual assault prices, Himchan was additionally accused of touching the our bodies of two girls at a bar in Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul.
The prosecution’s purpose for interesting towards the primary trial verdict was to hunt a heavier sentence for Himchan, stating, “Himchan dedicated crimes of very dangerous nature, corresponding to threatening and assaulting the sufferer, and filming unlawful movies after committing sexual assault.“
It stays to be seen how Himchan’s enchantment can be acquired by the general public. All through this trial, Himchan has submitted a complete of 20 letters of apology, interesting for leniency. It will likely be attention-grabbing to see the result of Himchan’s second trial.