Police Request Travel Bans On “Produce X 101” PDs And Starship Exec + Conduct More Searches And Seizures
Police have requested to place travel bans on certain producers of Mnet’s “Produce X 101” and Starship Entertainment’s vice president for suspicions of vote manipulation.
On November 5, No Cut News reported that the police requested travel bans on CJ ENM’s PD (producing director) Ahn Joon Young, CP (chief producer) “Kim,” and PD “Lee” as well as Starship Entertainment’s vice president “Kim” on November 1.
The police had also requested arrest warrants for these individuals on October 30, and they were questioned on November 5 to determine the validity of the warrants. The court’s decision regarding the warrants will be announced later on this day. On the same day, Mnet released a statement apologizing for causing controversy and affirming their willingness to cooperate with investigations.
In addition to the searches and seizures that were conducted on CJ ENM for suspicions of vote manipulation for “Idol School” last month, additional searches and seizures on CJ ENM and an entertainment agency took place on November 5. According to MoneyS, this is the first time that the agency in question was searched and seized.