Otto Frederick Wambier
North Korean authorities have released an American student, Otto Frederick Bombieri, sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for attempting to steal a propaganda poster. About it reports Reuters.
According to the Agency, 22-year-old man for more than a year is in a coma. “He needs quality health care in the U.S.” — said a former diplomat and politician bill Richardson, who participated in the liberation of the American. According to him, Pyongyang is obliged to explain why a US citizen is in a coma.
March 16, 2016 Wambier was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment. The student arrived in the DPRK on 25 December from Beijing as part of a tour group. As it was established, January 1 night, he snuck into the office of the Pyongyang hotel “Engacho” intended for foreign tourists, and tore from the wall posted there Korean political poster.
The American admitted his guilt. According to Bombieri, he became a “victim of the hostile policy of the U.S. administration towards the DPRK”.
In the fall of 2014, North Korean authorities released a U.S. citizen Jeffrey Poul, who was detained for leaving a Bible in hotel where lived.