arirang news

Trial of sunken Sewol-ho ferry crew continues Updated: 2014-06-17 22:45:47 KST

 Trial of sunken Sewol-ho ferry crew continues
The 15 crew members of the sunken Sewol-ho ferry were back in court on Tuesday to answer to the charges against them and claimed that it wasn't up to them to save passengers in the sinking ship, but rather the coast guard.
The defense attorneys for the accused, who face charges ranging from homicide to negligence, said that once the coast guard arrived on the scene, the crew's job was done.
The captain of the vessel, Lee Joon-seok, and three of his senior crew, face charges of homicide by willful negligence and are looking at a possible sentence of the death penalty.
Tuesday's court session was the second since the trial opened last week.
Search operations on the sunken ferry continue, with 12 people still unaccounted for and 292 people confirmed dead.
KOGL : Korea Open Government License
본 저작물 중 본문에 해당하는 뉴스 스크립트(텍스트)는 공공누리 제1유형-출처표시 조건에 따라 이용할 수 있습니다.