Ten Year Sentence for Company Boss

South Korea’s Gwangju District Court sentenced the head of the company that operated the sunken Sewol ferry, Kim Han-Sik, to 10 years of prison Thursday for involuntary manslaughter that resulted in the deaths of over 300 people. Kim Han-Sik, CEO of Chonghaejin Marine Co, was also found guilty of violating the law on safe maritime navigation, embezzling company funds and taking bribe from subcontractors. Aside to Han-Sik, four other company officials were sentenced to three to six years in prison on similar charges, with two more employees getting suspended prison sentences, according to AP.

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