Kim Han-sik, CEO of ferry operator Chonghaejin, who is due to appear in court on Friday to enter pleas on charges of negligence, in this picture from April. Photo: AP
Kim Han-sik, CEO of ferry operator Chonghaejin, who is due to appear in court on Friday to enter pleas on charges of negligence, in this picture from April. Photo: AP

CEO of firm that operated doomed South Korean ferry blamed for overloading

Kim Han-sik, 73, CEO of sunken ferry Sewol operator Chonghaejin Marine, faces charges of negligence in the disaster that has claimed more than 300 lives

Kim Han-sik, CEO of ferry operator Chonghaejin, who is due to appear in court on Friday to enter pleas on charges of negligence, in this picture from April. Photo: AP
Kim Han-sik, CEO of ferry operator Chonghaejin, who is due to appear in court on Friday to enter pleas on charges of negligence, in this picture from April. Photo: AP
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