South Korean singer Jung Joon-young, pictured here in March 2019, has been sentenced to six years in jail for gang raping a woman and distributing a video of the act. Photo: Reuters

K-pop sex scandal: Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon jailed for gang rape

  • Jung was sentenced to six years in prison, Choi for five. Many online commenters considered the penalties too lenient
  • Jung also distributed videos of the assaults online in the highest-profile example of South Korea’s ‘spycam porn’ epidemic
Topic |   South Korea

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South Korean singer Jung Joon-young, pictured here in March 2019, has been sentenced to six years in jail for gang raping a woman and distributing a video of the act. Photo: Reuters
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A man pays tribute at a memorial altar in honour of the K-pop star Goo Hara at St Mary's Hospital in Seoul. Photo: Reuters

Fans of K-pop star Goo Hara mourn her death as police confirm ‘pessimistic’ note found in home

  • Goo, 28, rose to fame with the girl group Kara but was more recently the victim of revenge porn and cyberbullying
  • She is the second female K-pop star to die in recent months, after fellow singer Sulli took her own life in October
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A man pays tribute at a memorial altar in honour of the K-pop star Goo Hara at St Mary's Hospital in Seoul. Photo: Reuters
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