South Korea to Chemically Castrate Repeat Sex Offender [POLL]
New legislation in South Korea allows the country to 'chemically castrate' its worst sex offenders. The drug treatment would suppress sexual impulses, and does not require consent from the convict.
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The first case centers around a repeat offender, identified only by his surname of Park, who has been convicted of four counts or rape or attempted rape of young girls, according to CNN.
"'Sex offenders over the age of 19, who have sexually offended against children under the age of 16 and are diagnosed with pedophilia, can be subject to such treatment,' a Justice Ministry official said Wednesday, declining to be identified as is customary in South Korea."