Lee Kyu-hyun (42), a former national figure skating coach who was sentenced to four years in prison for allegedly attempting to rape a teenage student, appealed.
According to the Namyangju Branch of the Uijeongbu District Court on the 30th, Lee Kyu-hyun filed an appeal through his lawyer on the 27th, the day after the first trial sentence.
Earlier, on the 26th, the Namyangju Branch of the Uijeongbu District Court, Part 1 of the Criminal Agreement (Chief Judge Park Ok-hee) sentenced Lee, who was charged with attempted rape, to 4 years in prison.
In addition, it was ordered to complete a sexual violence treatment program for 40 hours and to restrict employment for 10 years in facilities related to children, adolescents, and the disabled.
The judge said, “The 18-year-old victim at the time was vulnerable to the crime, and the mental shock was quite great.” 메이저놀이터
He then explained the reason for the sentencing, saying, “The defendant is heavily responsible for the crime in view of the circumstances of the crime.”
Early last year, Lee Kyu-hyun attempted to rape one of his teenage students at a park near the Han River, but was arrested and indicted on charges of forcibly molesting him. In the process, he was also accused of illegally filming the video.
As a result of the investigation, it was revealed that Lee Kyu-hyun took advantage of the victim’s request to delete the video as an opportunity. Lee Kyu-hyun admits to the molestation and filming the video, but denies the charge of attempted rape.
However, the judge found the victim guilty of attempted rape, saying, “The victim’s statement was specific enough to be known only through experience, and no contradiction was found.”
Lee Kyu-hyun is the younger brother of former national speed skating champion Lee Kyu-hyuk and the son of Lee In-sook, president of the National Skating Federation.
He was selected as a national male figure skater and participated in two consecutive Olympic Games in Nagano in 1998 and Salt Lake City in 2002, and after his retirement he worked as a leader.