Otto Warmbier (21), a student at the University of Virginia, who was detained in January by North Korean authorities, confessed to «serious crimes» against North Korea, which he committed at the hotel of Pyongyang, according to Reuters citing North Korean state media.
«My crime was that I stole a campaign poster out of Yanggakdo International Hotel in which were staying in Pyongyang», — quote the media the detained student.
According to Warmbier, a friend promised to give him a used car, if Warmbier will be able to bring the trophy from the DPRK for the Church, the Church which is his friend.
According to Warmbier, his friend also promised to pay the mother of the student 200 thousand dollars in case of Warmbier will be detained in the DPRK.
Warmbier came to the DPRK as part of the tour from China, and was detained at the airport before boarding the return flight.