South Korea changed term of imprisonment for man from Kazakhstan
The final hearing of the Court of Appeal in the case against the citizen of Kazakhstan, Syrym Sharibek, who allowed a hit on a child on September 16, 2019, was held in the city of Changwon, Strategy2050.kz reports referring to the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s press service.
Kazakhstani diplomats also took part in the court hearing.
During the hearing, the court passed a decision to reduce the prison term to 2 years with correctional work. However, the defense has the right to appeal to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Korea within 7 days. Throughout this period S. Sharibek will be in a pre-trial detention center.
The term of prison sentence will be calculated from the moment of detention - October 14, 2019. Thus, the total prison sentence will be 1 year 6 months with correctional labor.