• Kyodo


Prosecutors at the Kobe District Court on Monday called for prison terms ranging between 18 months and four years for three former executives of a pro-Pyongyang credit cooperative for making illegal loans.

The prosecutors demanded a four-year sentence for Song Han Gyong, 63, former president of defunct Chogin Kyoto Credit Cooperative; a two-year term for Kim Dong Ho, 62, a former vice president of Chogin Kyoto; and an 18-month term for Kim Jong Rip, 59.

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