Former Big Bang member Seungri has been jailed for 18 months after a South Korean courtroom docket rejected his enchantment, as reported by NME.
The singer, file producer and actor acquired his sentence from The Supreme Court of Korea on Thursday, May twenty sixth and was found accountable of 9 separate bills.
Here’s what everyone knows regarding the tales.
Big Bang singer Seungri jailed for 18 months
On Thursday morning (May twenty sixth), The Supreme Court of Korea jailed Seungri for one 12 months and 6 months, in line with SBS Star.
As reported by the Korean publication, the courtroom docket upheld Seungri’s enchantment for a lower sentence over 9 completely totally different bills about his involvement throughout the Burning Sun scandal.
SBS Star tales that the Okay-pop star was found accountable of procuring prostitution for merchants between December 2015 and January 2016. He was moreover found accountable of misappropriating funds between December 2013 and August 2017, the outlet notes.
The singer and actor was initially sentenced to a couple years nonetheless his sentence was decreased after he reportedly pled accountable and expressed intention to reflect on his bills, NME notes.
He has been ordered to pay ₩1.15billion (spherical £700,000) in restitution.
Who is Seungri?
Seungri, precise determine Lee Seung-hyun, is a singer, songwriter, actor, businessman and file producer.
The 31-year-old Okay-pop star rose to fame as a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang beneath the administration of YG Entertainment.
The band debuted with the discharge of the 2006 studio album Bigbang Vol.1 which acquired enterprise success. The group adopted up with 4 further studio albums and Big Bang is taken under consideration one of many important influential boy bands in Korea.
Seungri branched out throughout the showing enterprise after his debut throughout the musical Sonagi in 2008. He moreover appeared in films akin to Nineteen and Why Did You Come to My House? and the 2013 (*18*) drama Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo.
Seungri launched his private studio album in 2018 and went on his first world tour as a solo artist on the time. He left the band in March 2019.
What else can we discover out about his sentence
Seungri is in the mean time held at a Military Correctional Institution and can probably be transferred to a private jail, as per Soompi.
He will serve his sentence there until February 2023.