Former Lotte Giants pitcher Seo Jun-won (23), who was charged with sex crimes involving minors, was sentenced to six years in prison by the prosecution.
On the 23rd, the prosecution sentenced Seo Jun-won to 6 years in prison on charges of violating the Act on Sexual Protection of Children and Adolescents (production and distribution of sexual exploitation, etc.) was sentenced
Prosecutors explained the reason for the arrest, saying, “Even though he produced sexual exploitation for first-time offenders or minor victims. As a public figure, he committed a serious crime with a great social impact, even though he should be an example to society.” In addition, “It seems that the investigative agency does not sincerely reflect on the crime, such as claiming that he did not know that he was a minor despite the clear conversation (with the victim),” he added.안전놀이터
Seo Jun-won’s lawyer defended, “It was a one-time crime, and he did not move on to additional crimes, such as distributing the video of the actual victim, and he also agreed with the victim.” “(Seo Jun-won) was expelled from the Korea Professional Baseball Players Association and released from his club due to this incident, and he divorced his wife,” he said. In his closing argument, Seo Jun-won said,
“I am ashamed and regretful of myself for trying to relieve the stress accumulated from strict life control and childcare in the club in a perverted way. I’m really sorry to the victim, and if given another chance, my parents, wife,
Previously, at the first trial held on May 31st, Seo Jun-won admitted to the charges, but insisted that he had no perception that the victim was a minor. .
According to the prosecution’s indictment, Seo Jun-won is accused of sending sexual messages over 60 times to the victim, whom he learned through Kakao Talk open chat room on August 18 last year, tricking the victim into pretending to pay pocket money, requesting the transmission of nude photos, etc.