Profiler Bae Sang-hoon talked about recent celebrities’ drug cases
On October 26th, the YouTube channel “CRIME” uploaded a new video titled “Korea’s top drug investigators are lawyers, money sweeter than drugs”.
In the video, profiler Bae Sang-hoon mentioned Lee Sun-kyun’s drug scandal, which has caused a stir during the past few days. He said, “He’s a world-class actor but how can his morality be that low? What did his management agency do? Why did they let him go to the entertainment establishment? It’s not like having a drink at the karaoke. Is that the true face of K-entertainment agencies? So shameful”.
Bae Sang-hoon then criticized investigative agencies, saying “Whenever a celebrity case breaks out, they should investigate the suppliers. They should have investigated the supplier in Ha Jung-woo’s incident, but they didn’t, so more cases are emerging. When investigating a drug case, it’s not about how they start but the way they conclude it is more important. We need to boldly clean up the entertainment industry. Since they keep on delaying it, I’m very frustrated.”
Profiler Bae continued, “What appears in investigations now is actually expensive narcotics. There are supply routes for expensive drugs. The suppliers need to be caught and that’s where investigations should start. They caught Don Spike but more drug cases occur? Investigative agencies should reflect on their poor investigations.”
Bae Sang-hoon also criticized the prosecutor-turned-lawyer who is serving as the legal representative for actor Yoo Ah-in, who has been indicted without detention on drug charges.
He said, “Yoo Ah-in’s lawyer is known as an ace in drug investigations in our country”, adding “A prosecutor who knows all the process of a drug investigation retires and is now defending Yoo Ah-in. Yoo Ah-in should have been arrested but he was already released twice. The impossible thing becomes possible, and that’s where the problem lies.”
Meanwhile, the Incheon Metropolitan Police Agency’s Narcotics Investigation Team is currently investigating actor Lee Sun-kyun and singer G-Dragon on charges of violating the Narcotics Control Act. The two have been banned from leaving Korea.
While G-Dragon refuted all the drug allegations, Lee Sun-kyun neither denied nor admitted to drug use. Therefore, the police plan to conduct a chemical test on the two to check whether they took drugs, the kinds of drugs they took and the number of doses.