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

By Dong Sun-hwaJung Il-hoon, a former member of K-pop boy group BTOB, has been given a suspended jail term for using marijuana.On December 16 the Seoul High Court sentenced Jung, 27, to two years in jail, suspended for three years, overturning a lower court decision that put him behind bars for two years. Following the ruling, he was released. The court also ordered him to forfeit 126 million won (US$106,000) and complete 40 hours of drug treatment sessions.“The lower court ruling should be…

K-pop star Jung Il-hoon released from prison after winning appeal against jail term for using marijuana
By Dong Sun-hwaJung Il-hoon, a former member of K-pop boy group BTOB, has been given a suspended jail term for using marijuana.On December 16 the Seoul High Court sentenced Jung, 27, to two years in jail, suspended for three years, overturning a lower court decision that put him behind bars for two years. Following the ruling, he was released. The court also ordered him to forfeit 126 million won (US$106,000) and complete 40 hours of drug treatment sessions.“The lower court ruling should be…