B.I Receives Sentence For Drug Case
On September 10, B.I attended the sentencing trial regarding violation of the Act on the Control of Narcotics, Etc. that was held at Seoul Central District Court.
B.I was indicted in May of this year for suspicions of purchasing marijuana and LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) in 2016 and using some of the drugs. The prosecution requested a sentence of three years in prison along with a fine of 1.5 million won (approximately $1,300) for B.I.
The court sentenced B.I to three years in prison suspended for four years of probation along with 80 hours of community service, 40 hours of a drug treatment course, and an additional fine of 1.5 million won (approximately $1,284).
The court stated, “[What he did] cannot be regarded as a crime that occurred due to simple curiosity, and celebrity drug usage has a great impact on society by weakening adolescents’ awareness of drugs.”
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