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7,000 calls later, a female defector arrested for stalking charges

7,000 calls later, a female defector arrested for stalking charges

Posted May. 23, 2013 05:59,   


A 39-year-old woman who defected from North Korea saw a 51-year-old man, also a defector from the North, at a seminar in April last year. She fell in love with the man who was making a speech in a well-mannered style. After some considerations, she approached him by asking him how she could bring her parents in the North to the South. The man said he was married, but she was audacious.

The woman went to the man`s workplace every day. In January this year, she even moved to a one-room studio near his house. She even posted a memo on the entrance door of his company that read, "I`m here but you are not here. I miss you." Not able to meet him at the workplace, she used to sleep at a nearby spa and came back to wait for him. From December 12 last year to March 15 this year, the woman called him more than 7,000 times on the phone and sent him nearly 500 text messages. Though she was caught by police four times after being fined for stalking charges on April 8, the woman didn`t stop.

Around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, police caught her as the man`s colleague reported to police after finding her waiting for him in front of the workplace. When police arrived, she kept on saying, "Is it a sin to love? I won`t give up." Police said Wednesday that she was arrested for interference with business.