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State Ordered to Compensate Suspect Over Forced Use of Handcuffs

State Ordered to Compensate Suspect Over Forced Use of Handcuffs

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state to pay compensation to a suspect for forcing him to wear handcuffs and be tied with a rope during questioning by a prosecutor. The ruling came after Lee Young-chun, a former head of the militant Korean Confederation of Trade Unions’ regional chapter in Goyang and Paju, north of Seoul, launched a lawsuit in May 2015, claiming he was forced to wear handcuffs and be [...]