On morning of the 1st, Judge Colonel Min Je Hwang held the 25th trial for Trashcan's prostitution and other 'Burning Sun' charges for record 17 hours interrogation that went on for two consecutive days.
Trashcan reiterated his position and denied all 8 charges but prosecutor stated, "Even though Trashcan is the one that benefited the most from the crime, he is shifting responsibility to persons involved so we request severe punishment for his wrongful actions and attitude. We ask the court to sentence him to 5 years in prison and fine of 20 million."
Trashcan shed tears in his final pleas (OP note: bohoooooo!) and stated, "I promise to be reborn (OP note: lord no haven't we suffered enough already). I'm sorry to former colleagues, former agency officials and family who had to go through a difficult time because of me."
Regarding reason for the 5 year prison sentence, prosecution stated, "The crime has continued over the years for his own economic gain and he used Korean women to provide sexual entertainment and kept friends through illegal gambling. Monkey Museum was an illegal entertainment establishment for two years despite the crackdown. His crime quality is also not good, from prostitution, habitual gambling. It all came down from not learning well as he was coming-of-age. Trashcan is the one that gained from the crime but he still won't admit and kept blaming the other people involved."
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sources: dailynaver 1, 2, JTBC, SPOTV News