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K-Pop Star Jung Joon-Young Arrested In Scandal Of Sex Video

K-Pop Star Jung Joon-Young Arrested

K-Pop Star Jung Joon-Young Arrested

The arrest warrant was issued a few hours after his court appearance where he apologized to the victims for his actions.

Jung, 30, who was first questioned by police last week, made a statement to the press in court, acknowledging that he was responsible for the charges.

Called K-pop stars in the growing sex scandal in South Korea. "I am very sorry, I am laying all the charges against me, I will not challenge the charges brought by the investigating authority, and I will humbly accept the court's decision," he said. "I apologize to the women who have been victims of my actions," he added.

After the hearing, he was handcuffed to a central police station in Seoul where he is still in detention. Jung is accused of being part of an online discussion group that shared sexually explicit videos of women without their consent or consent.

Other alleged members of the band include K-pop idol and Big Bang star Seungri and FT rock band Member of Choi Jong-hoon Island. Seungri is also being investigated for alleged violation of the country's prostitution laws.

If the defendants are found guilty, the South Korean law gives them five years imprisonment or a fine of up to 30 million ($ 26,424). Jung was abandoned by his management company MakeUS Entertainment following allegations.

Last week, Seungri announced its decision to leave the entertainment industry. "I think I should leave the entertainment industry better right now," he wrote on his official Instagram account. "I just can not bear to hurt people around me while being hated and criticized by the public and treated as an enemy of the nation during the investigation."

K-Pop Star Jung Joon-Young Arrested In Scandal Of Sex Video