Korean society turns out to be littered with anger controlcomplications amid a spate of attacksjust for having a look at anyonethe contrary direction or bumping into others in the street. In keeping with the Best Public Prosecutors' Office, the choice of spontaneous assaults surged fivefold from 10,810 instances in 2004 to 71,036 in 2014. Some 347 cases of involuntary manslaughter were registered in 2014.
The sufferers are regularly women, youngsters and senior citizens. In one high-profile case, a 30-year-old lady in Suwon assaulted an elderly in his 70s without excellent reason. The ladystated she kicked and struck the guy alongside her handbag because he looked at her in a funny way. She later explained that she had grown angry after her clothing shop went stomach up. Ki Kwang-do at Daegu University said, "Spontaneous assaults are despicable since they target the weak, yetmaximum offenders face plainattackfees and finally finish up getting off with gentle penalties".Experts point to intensifying festival in society that ends up in frustration and anger. "Koreans had beenvulnerable to bottle up their feelings, and this loss ofrevel in in controlling feelings or urges is manifesting itself in spontaneous assault", says Yee Jae-yeol at Seoul National University.And Lee Woong-hyuk at Konkuk University said, "People who are smitten by the twisted perception that they should defeat others to prevail are expressing even minor grievances thru physical force opposed to the weak".