South Korean Court Orders First ‘Chemical Castration’ of Child Molester

A 31-year-old convicted pedophile was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to undergo hormonal treatment intended to suppress sexual desires, the first such sentencing since the unorthodox punishment was approved in South Korea, according to Yonhap News.
The punishment of “chemical castration” was put into law last July and applies to convicted child molesters over the age of 19 who are viewed as a potential repeat offenders.

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Jan 3, 2013 / 31 notes

South Korean Court Orders First ‘Chemical Castration’ of Child Molester

A 31-year-old convicted pedophile was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to undergo hormonal treatment intended to suppress sexual desires, the first such sentencing since the unorthodox punishment was approved in South Korea, according to Yonhap News.

The punishment of “chemical castration” was put into law last July and applies to convicted child molesters over the age of 19 who are viewed as a potential repeat offenders.

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    ——————- omg i didn’t know such a thing existed! they should inject this into every single convicted pedophile!!...
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    WHOA. I wonder how this will work out.
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