South Korean singer-songwriter Seungri (centre) – a former member of the K-pop boy band, Big Bang – speaks to the media, while awaiting the court's decision about his arrest warrant hearing, outside Seoul District Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Court refuses arrest warrant for K-pop star Seungri over sex scandal prostitution charges

Seoul District Court says there is ‘room for dispute’ over alleged embezzlement by former member of boy band Big Bang, accused of arranging sex services for potential investors

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South Korean singer-songwriter Seungri (centre) – a former member of the K-pop boy band, Big Bang – speaks to the media, while awaiting the court's decision about his arrest warrant hearing, outside Seoul District Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Seungri walks into Seoul Central District Court to attend a hearing on his arrest warrant on Tuesday. The court has yet to decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for him on embezzlement and pimping charges. Photo: Yonhap

Will K-pop star Seungri be arrested? Seoul court poised to decide former BIGBANG member’s fate

  • Seungri and his business partner Yoo In-suk face embezzlement and pimping charges
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Seungri walks into Seoul Central District Court to attend a hearing on his arrest warrant on Tuesday. The court has yet to decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for him on embezzlement and pimping charges. Photo: Yonhap
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