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Three men in South Korea were jailed for raping their kids’ teacher in one of the most shocking stories for the education-obsessed nation.
They received prison sentences of 12, 13 and 18 years from the Mokpo district on Thursday, AFP reported. Two of them are parents of students in the teacher’s class.
The 20-year-old victim was raped on the island of Heuksan in May.[Resized] Photo by Gaël Chardon/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)When the men found her dining alone in a restaurant, they went and pressured her into drinking, the court affirmed.
The victim was later brought home where the crime occurred.
The case stirred discussion among female teachers working on remote islands who claimed feeling pressured into eating and drinking with parents.
Apparently, support from parents has been instrumental to school operations and teachers found it hard to say no.