Yoo Si-min sentenced to one year in prison for defamation of Han Dong-hoon

Prosecutors also requested a prison sentence in the appeals court for former Roh Moo-hyun Foundation chairman Yoo Si-min, who was indicted on charges of defaming Minister Han Dong-hoon. Former Chairman Yoo pleaded not guilty, saying it was unfair.

This is reporter Choi Min-sik.

Yoo Si-min, former chairman of the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation, appeared on a YouTube channel in December 2019 and메이저사이트 claimed that prosecutors illegally tracked his and the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation’s accounts.

Yoo Si-min (December 2019, ‘Alileo’ YouTube)
“I learned that (the prosecution) looked into the accounts of the Roh Moo-hyun Foundation.”

The following year, the prosecution pinned down Minister Han Dong-hoon as the subject of illegal account tracing, saying that they had looked at the accounts to find his own corruption.

Yoo Si-min (July 2020, MBC Radio’s ‘Kim Jong-bae’s Attention’)
“We judged that it was highly likely that the anti-corruption department where prosecutor Dong-hoon Han was located” /

The first trial court fined former Chairman Yoo, who was indicted on charges of defamation, 5 million won. The prosecution once again requested a one-year prison sentence at the appellate trial held yesterday.

The prosecution pointed out, “He spoke of false facts as if they were the truth,” and “He must have known that his remarks had great social influence.”

Former Chairman Yoo pleaded not guilty, saying, “If it were not for the reports of collusion between prosecutors and prosecutors, there would be no reason to mention Prosecutor Han Dong-hoon’s name.”

Former Chairman Yoo’s sentencing date is in December.

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