‘Drug charges’ Yoo Ah-in returns home after seeing reporters in front of the police station

Actor Yoo Ah-in (37, real name Um Hong-shik), suspected of drug use, went to the police station for a second summons investigation, but turned back because there were too many reporters.

The drug crime investigation team of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency summoned Mr. Yoo as a suspect in violation of the Narcotics Control Act at 10:00 am on the 11th, and the plan was to investigate the type and number of drugs used, the route of purchase, and whether he was an accomplice.

Actor Yoo Ah-in (real name Um Hong-shik), who was supposed to attend the police on the 11th and be investigated for drug use, came to the police building and returned because there were many reporters. The photo shows reporters waiting for Yoo Ah-in to attend in front of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s Drug Crime Investigation Unit in Mapo-gu, Seoul. yunhap news

Prior to the scheduled time for the investigation, Mr. Yoo came to the front of the building of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s Drug Crime Investigation Unit, conveyed his opinion to the effect that “there are too many reporters, so I will not be able to attend,” and returned to the police. The police notified Mr. Yoo of the investigation schedule again, but it is unclear whether Mr. Yoo will attend. Even during the first summons in March, Mr. Yoo’s side protested when the date of his attendance was known to the media, and delayed the investigation.

Police suspect that Yoo took five types of drugs. In February, the police received the results of an analysis from the National Institute of Scientific Investigation that found four types of narcotic substances, including hemp, propofol, cocaine, and ketamine, in Yoo’s hair and urine. Later, Yoo’s medical records captured the circumstances in which he was prescribed zolpidem, a psychotropic drug, for purposes other than medical purposes.

On March 27, Yoo was summoned for the first round of questioning. At the time, Mr. Yoo was said to have denied the rest of the charges except for some of the charges of inhaling marijuana. After being interrogated for about 12 hours, Mr. Yoo told the reporters, “I deeply regret that I have greatly disappointed many people who have loved me while standing here because of an unfortunate incident. I am sorry,” he said. The police plan to decide whether to apply for an arrest warrant after completing the investigation into Mr. Yoo.

Reporter Cho Hee-yeon [email protected]

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