Imprisonment term for citizen of Kazakhstan cut down to two years in South Korea for running over a child
Astana. March 26. KazTAG - The imprisonment term for a citizen of Kazakhstan Syrym Sharibek has been cut to two years in South Korea for running over a child, reports the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan.
"The final hearing of the appellate court on the case of Syrym Sharibek who ran over a child on September 16, 2019, was held in Changwon on March 26 2020. The court declared the previous sentence (2.6 years) was too tough and sentenced him to 2 years in prison with correctional works. The defence has the right to appeal the verdict in the Supreme Court of Korea during seven days," reads the report.
The imprisonment term will be counted since the date of detention- October 14 2019.
"Thus, the total imprisonment term will make 1.6 years with correctional work. Our compatriot is in good condition, he has no complaints about the condition of custody," said the report.
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