South Korean authorities charge Squid Game star Oh Yeong-su with indecent assault as the actor denies the allegations against him.
squid game Star Oh Young Soo has been charged with indecent assault and harassment.
By Korean JoongAng Daily, the actor was indicted by the Seongnam branch of the Suwon district attorney’s office and is accused of “inappropriately touching” an unidentified woman in 2017. Throughout the investigation, Oh has denied all the allegations in his against. His translated statement from him reads: “I only took her hand to guide her around the lake. I apologized because [the person] He said he wouldn’t make a fuss about it, but that doesn’t mean I admit the charges.” The prosecution said it had obtained evidence of harassment against the victim and will take the case to trial.
The report stated that the case was originally submitted to authorities in December 2021 before closing in April 2022 without charges being filed. Following an appeal by the victim, the allegations are now being reinvestigated. It is unclear if Oh will appear in court, and if so, when the trial will take place.
Oh is a renowned South Korean actor who is widely recognized for his work in stage and drama. He has appeared in a handful of movies, including The great queen Seondeok, a little monk Y Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter… and Spring. His breakout role was as Player No. 1, also known as Oh Il-Nam, in the Netflix series. squid game for which we won a Golden Globe in January 2022.
Font: Korean JoongAng Daily