Man got death sentence for showing squid game in school, child jailed
Netflix's latest web series Squid Game is becoming quite popular.
a man has been sentenced to death for distributing copies of the squid game. Not only this, other convicts involved in the case have been sentenced to life imprisonment and rigorous imprisonment for watching the show illegally. This includes a child.
In fact, media reports quoting have said that this accused smuggler acquired a copy of the show in China and brought it back to North Korea. There he allegedly sold copies of the show on USB flash drives. First, a school student secretly bought this drive and saw it with a friend.
The report also mentions that the friend who saw the same told many other friends as well, along with the shared the drive. Then suddenly it was revealed and everyone was caught. The court has sentenced the accused under a new law. Not only this, but the committee investigating this incident has also dismissed the principal of the school, his teacher. Altogether 6 others were sentenced to five years' imprisonment.
Central agencies have also become active as soon as this incident came to the fore. Authorities have also started raiding markets for memory storage devices and video CDs containing foreign media. After this incident came to light, people associated with this industry are in fear because they can also be punished for buying or selling memory storage devices.