Tuesday, July 17, 2012

1957 Oct 17 - "Evil Person Sentenced to 4 Months for Selling Bar Hostesses"

This October 17, 1957 article comes from the South Korean newspaper Gyeonghyang Sinmun.

Evil Person Sentenced to 4 Months for Selling Bar Hostesses

On the 16th, District Court Judge Lee Hyo-gwon (李孝權) sentenced 38-year-old Bak Myeong-suk (朴明淑) to four months in prison (1 year, 6 month confinement was sought by prosecutors) for being an intermediary to adultery by selling bar hostesses to bordellos.

According to the indictment, since August of last year, Ms. Bak would seduce women by first having homosexual sex with them and then telling them, "There's a way you can make money." After brokering them as "comfort women, she would then embezzle between 200,000 and 300,000 hwan from them as income.

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  1. <Japanese translation of the Korean article above>


    懲役4か月言渡し 酌婦を売った悪徳漢

      16日、地裁の李孝権判事は、飲み屋の酌婦たちを売春宿に売り払った朴明淑(38、女)に、姦淫仲介罪で懲役4か月(求刑1年6か月)を言い渡した。公訴状によれば、朴は昨年8月ごろから飲み屋の酌婦たちと同性愛関係を持った後、「いい仕事がある」と誘い、米軍慰安婦に仲介し、収入金二、三十万ファンを着服したという。

    1957.10.17 京郷新聞



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