North Korea sentences Korean American to 10 years hard labour for subversion

Kim Dong Chul (centre) was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing espionage, the North's official news agency reported.
Kim Dong Chul (centre) was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing espionage, the North's official news agency reported.PHOTO: REUTERS

SEOUL (REUTERS) - North Korea has sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labour for subversion, China's Xinhua news agency reported on Friday (April 29).

Kim Dong Chul was arrested in North Korea in October and had admitted to committing espionage, the North's official news agency reported earlier.

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