The Seoul Northern Locale Court forced a fine of 5 million won ($3,800) and 4 million won, separately, to a police sergeant and a senior patrolman of Seonguk Police headquarters on the charge of death by word related carelessness.
In November of 2022, the litigants accompanied a man in his 60s who was vigorously inebriated back to the multifamily private structure where he resided, in Suyu-dong, Seoul, at around 1:30 a.M. The two officials left the man sitting on the steps inside the structure however didn’t verify whether he returned inside his home.
The casualty was found dead about six hours after the fact, and a post-mortem examination showed his reason for death was hypothermia. The temperature at Suyu-dong around his season of death was about short 7 degrees Celsius.
The police squeezed criminal accusations against the officials in June 2023, saying that they ought to have known about the dangers in light of the climate and the casualty’s state.
Article 4 of the Follow up on Execution of Obligations by Cops specifies that a cop should go to proper lengths to safeguard the people who could cause risk and injury for their own life or the existence of some other individual, due to being in an inebriated state.
The deprived group of the casualty presented a letter asking specialists not to rebuff the officials, but rather the arraignment prosecuted the officials in June. South Korean regulation precludes the discipline of specific wrongdoings when the casualty expressly expresses that the person in question doesn’t believe the wrongdoer should be rebuffed, however such privileges are not moved to the dispossessed family upon one’s passing.