including former coaches
who were arrested and sentenced to prison terms in the first trial for habitually assaulting disabled swimmers in their 10s and 20s were released on appeal with a suspended prison sentence.
Incheon District Court Criminal Appeal Division 2 (Chief Judge Kim Seok-beom)
overturned the lower court sentenced to 2 years in prison to former coach A (49, female)
of the Incheon City Disabled Swimming Federation
who was charged with violating the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities Act and habitual assault
and sentenced to 1 year in prison. It was announced on the 28th that he was sentenced to two years probation.
The court also overturned the lower court sentenced to three years in prison for two former coaches
including B (48, female)
who were indicted on the same charge
and sentenced them to 1 year and 6 months to 2 years in prison and 3 to 4 years of probation.
Another coach C (30, male)
who was sentenced to 8 months in prison in the first trial 바카라사이트
was also sentenced to 6 months in prison and 1 year probation in the appeals court.
The judge said
Defendant A is regretting and reflecting on his mistakes
and the victims’ guardians do not want punishment.
Regarding Mr. B and others
I belatedly admitted to committing the crime and am reflecting on it.
From 2019 to July 2020, Mr. A and others were charged with assaulting 12 swimmers
with intellectual and autistic disabilities several times in warehouses in the swimming pool while working as coaches and coaches belonging to the Incheon Disabled Swimming Federation.
During the training process
Mr. B hit the sole of a disabled athlete to such an extent that a plastic stick was broken
and Mr. C made an elementary school player to ‘stretch down’ for 45 minutes.
Two former coaches, including Mr. B, who resigned in March 2021
took individual lessons that were banned from 2018 to 2020 and received 450,000 won in unfair gains every month and received internal discipline.