Jung Il-hoon performs as a member of K-pop boy band BTOB. He quit the group in 2020 after being charged with using marijuana. A court in Seoul sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment, but he successfully appealed to have the sentence converted to a suspended jail term. Photo: @ilhoonsloop/ Twitter
Jung Il-hoon performs as a member of K-pop boy band BTOB. He quit the group in 2020 after being charged with using marijuana. A court in Seoul sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment, but he successfully appealed to have the sentence converted to a suspended jail term. Photo: @ilhoonsloop/ Twitter

K-pop star Jung Il-hoon released from prison after winning appeal against jail term for using marijuana

  • Former member of boy band BTOB has two-year jail term for drug use suspended on appeal, with the court noting he was not a dealer and had voluntarily quit drugs

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Jung Il-hoon performs as a member of K-pop boy band BTOB. He quit the group in 2020 after being charged with using marijuana. A court in Seoul sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment, but he successfully appealed to have the sentence converted to a suspended jail term. Photo: @ilhoonsloop/ Twitter
Jung Il-hoon performs as a member of K-pop boy band BTOB. He quit the group in 2020 after being charged with using marijuana. A court in Seoul sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment, but he successfully appealed to have the sentence converted to a suspended jail term. Photo: @ilhoonsloop/ Twitter
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