North Korea sentences US student to 15 years hard labour: Report

 North Korea has sentenced an American student, who admitted to stealing propaganda material, to 15 years hard labour for crimes against the state, China`s official Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday.

AFP| Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

Seoul: North Korea has sentenced an American student, who admitted to stealing propaganda material, to 15 years hard labour for crimes against the state, China`s official Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday.

The sentence was handed down by the country`s Supreme Court, Xinhua said in a brief despatch datelined Pyongyang.