Poacher from North Korea received 4 years for the attack on the Maritime border guards

The Nakhodka city court on Friday appointed four years in a General regime colony, one of three North Korean fishermen who attacked border guards in Primorye last autumn, told RIA Novosti the representative of the court.

According to investigators, in September 2019 coastal guards found in the Japanese sea a fishing vessel under the flag of the DPRK, whose crew illegally caught squid. The detention of the vessel 17 fishermen, armed with the materials at hand, attacked the guards. Three defendants struck with wooden sticks many blows three servicemen, causing damage to health of medium gravity, noted the result. In relation to the three fishermen of the case submitted to the court.

All three are charged under part 2 of article 318 of the criminal code ("violence against a representative of power"), but in different cases. In June, the court began to consider them, extending the arrest of the defendants and dismiss the meeting at the beginning of July. On Thursday the court began a judicial investigation into one of the three fishermen and the meeting was postponed for September.

The criminal investigation against the other 14 of foreigners is at the final stage.