North Korea has purportedly condemned a man to death for sneaking duplicates of Netflixs Squid Game blockbuster series into the country.
Squid Game is a viral South Korean survival thrill ride that shows a gathering of contestants participating in a mysterious survival game with a grand prize total of nearly $40 million.
According to Radio Free Asia (via Variety), authorities arrested the man after secondary school understudies were caught watching the series.
It was learnt that Squid Game was pirated into North Korea from China using a USB flash drive.
The dealer faces death by terminating squad, while the understudies bringing Squid Game into school premises face jail sentences.
Radio Free Asia report read: An understudy who purchased a drive got a lifelong incarceration, while six other people who watched the show have been condemned to five years hard labor, and teachers and school administrators have been terminated and face banishment to work in remote mines.