Shinhwa’s Shin Hye Sung has obtained his finalized sentence for drunk driving.
On April 20, the sentencing trial for Shin Hye Sung’s DUI case was held on the Seoul Japanese District Courtroom, the place he obtained a jail sentence of six months that’s suspended for one yr of probation.
Beforehand on October 11, Shin Hye Sung was arrested for drunk driving and refusing to take a breathalyzer take a look at when caught by police who have been dispatched after receiving a citizen’s report of somebody sleeping in a parked automobile in the course of the highway. He was additionally investigated for driving a automobile that didn’t belong to him. After the police investigated him for suspicion of automobile theft, they discovered no proof suggesting he had meant to steal the automobile and charged him with unlawful use of a automobile as a substitute.
On the trial, the choose said, “The act of refusing to measure blood alcohol content material is a criminal offense worse than drunk driving and having a historical past of earlier penalties for drunk driving is an obstacle.” Nonetheless, they added that they took under consideration Shin Hye Sung’s reflective angle, that there have been no human or materials damages, and that he had reached an settlement with the sufferer of his unlawful automobile use.
Earlier this month, the prosecution demanded a two-year jail sentence for Shin Hye Sung at his first listening to. Shin Hye Sung admitted to all prices however his lawyer pleaded for leniency, saying the defendant had not had alcohol since 2021 as a result of his struggles with psychological well being issues and that this was an unplanned accident from having his first drink in years, not as a result of he habitually drinks and drives.
Shin Hye Sung was beforehand caught drunk driving in April 2007, with a blood alcohol content material of 0.097 %, which was the usual for license suspension on the time.
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