NextSharkNextShark.com
Latest Newsletter🍵 No progress seen from Biden AAPI billRead

Article

Man Arrested For Brutally Beating His Girlfriend in South Korea

    Asian America Daily - in under 5 minutes

    Get our collection of Asian America's most essential stories, to your inbox daily, for free!

    Unsure? Check out our Newsletter Archive

    An abusive boyfriend in South Korea was arrested for subjecting his girlfriend to a brutal beating.

    Busanjin Police Station apprehended the man identified only as “A” on Friday after neighbors heard the victim’s screams for help and immediately called the authorities. The couple, both 19-year-olds, reportedly had a verbal argument on Tuesday before escalating into physical violence in the following days.

    In an interview with Insight via AllKPop, the girlfriend known only as “B” said her agitated boyfriend had taken her to a nearby mountain. In the car, he reportedly started slapping her and bashing her head on the steering wheel.

    He then brought the girl to his home where he allegedly locked her up for one day. “B” was only able to leave after promising “A” that she would return immediately after attending her classes. “B” would later send “A” text messages to break up with him. While he refused at first, the boyfriend eventually gave in and told her that she can pick up her belongings in his mailbox.

    “B” waited over 5 hours before proceeding to pick up her things as she was still worried for her safety. However, when she was about to leave her house, she found her boyfriend at her doorstep. He allegedly started punching and kicking her, and told her to change her clothes as he’s planning to hit her until her whole body was covered in blood.

    A CCTV footage of “A” dragging the unconscious body of “B” to an elevator emerged on Insight’s Instagram account:

    사귄지 3개월된 여친 옷 벗기고 엘리베이터에서 질질 끌고 내린 남성

    A post shared by insight TV (@insight_television) on

    Despite her pleas to have a talk at a public place instead, “A” brought her to his home where he hit her until she became unconscious. He then reportedly woke her up by splashing water on her face and strangling her before asking, “Why did you say you want to break up with me?”

    Fortunately, the girl’s screams caught the attention of his neighbors who soon reported the incident to the local police.

    After her boyfriend’s arrest, “B” posted graphic images of her injuries on Facebook, writing, “I’m giving up my education, dreams, home, friends, and everything to go live in another region. I will be brave. I hope other victims in similar situations can overcome and be courageous.”

    She also posted the text messages her ex-boyfriend had sent her begging for her help:

    “You’re gonna help me right?? Seriously, this is too much. What are you doing not picking up my calls? I don’t have batteries… You are gonna testify well for me, right?” And “I’ve been detained. I hope you get better. Don’t meet other guys ㅡㅡ I’m sorry.”

    Feature Image (left) via Instagram/Insight_television and (right) via AllKPop

    Support our Journalism with a Contribution

    Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

    Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

    However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

    We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way.  Thank you for everyone's support. We love you all and can't appreciate you guys enough.

    Support NextShark

    Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Discover, Paypal