6th trial of Miss Lee and 2 others (Mob Hwang and Mr Lee) for false accusation and attempted extortion was held by Jongjin Choi, Judge in Seoul Central District Court on Dec 8th.. These are defendants and their charges.
1. Defendant 1, Miss Lee: A girl in an adult facility has been imprisoned since she was arrested and indicted for false accusation and attempted extortion
(She submitted letters of apology on Dec 6th , 8th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th)
2. Defendant 2, Mr Lee: Miss Lee’s cohab has been indicted for attempted extortion. Last June, he did not show up for police investigation. Instead, he had interviews with Kmedia very hard.
3. Defendant 3, Mob Hwang: He has been imprisoned since he was arrested and indicted for attempted extortion. He stands trial for 2 other fraud charges including Yuchun’s case Kmedia still reports him as Miss Lee’s cousin which is not true.
(He submitted a letter of apology on Dec 7th and 13th).
6th trial of three defendants for false accusation and attempted extortion was held at 3:58 pm on Dec 8th.
This trial was proceeded in closed court for Yuchun’s privacy as well as previous trials.
There were total 2 witnesses on 6th trial.
1st witness (called by the Prosecutor) was testified from 4:03 PM to 4:22PM
2nd witness (requested by the Defense Counsel) was testified from 4:22PM to 4:56PM.
She is the police officer who was present at the time when Defendant Miss Lee withdrew complaint. She brought a CD which was recorded when Defendant Miss Lee withdrew complaint. The CD was replayed in the court, and submitted as an evidence.
6th trial of three defendants for false accusation and attempted extortion was finished at 4:57PM.
On this trial, there were few members of feminist organization.
Only one member was seen clearly.
She put her hand on shoulder of Defendant Miss Lee who was sitting on defendant seat, and tried to talk to her before she went out of the courtroom for private examination of witnesses.
However, a security officer stopped her and told her that she is not supposed to talk to Defendant.
Total 3 news articles were written regarding 6th trial of three defendants
1. Lee Eunho (Bizenter) posted news article at 8:43AM on Dec 8th
2. Yoon Sungyeol (Star News) posted at 12:01PM on Dec 8th
3. Lim Jiyeon(Herald POP) posted at 6:31PM on Dec 8th
As seen the time news articles were posted, Bizenter’s and Star News’s articles were written even before the trial got started. They did not even show up for the trial. The reporter from Herald POP was only one who was present physically on 6th trial of three defendants.
Next trial will be held on Dec 22nd.