It was reported on June 1st that T.O.P from BIGBANG has been charged with marijuana use.
T.O.P who is currently serving as a conscripted police officer with the Seoul Metropolitan Policy Agency was caught smoking marijuana before his enlistment.
Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said, “BIGBANG’s T.O.P was handed over to prosecutors last April for charges regarding illegal drug use.”
According to police, T.O.P smoked marijuana at his home in Seoul in October with a female acquaintance. The police received a tip in March, and tested his hair while he was training at the police officer training facility. He tested positive for marijuana use.
It was further revealed that the female acquaintance is a trainee. T.O.P and the trainee smoked marijuana at his home three times. The trainee has been investigated by the police and also tested positive for marijuana use.
YG Entertainment responded to this incident, saying, “Firstly, we relay our deepest apologies. After confirming with T.O.P, we have confirmed that as reported, during his military service, he was summoned to be investigated for smoking marijuana before his enlistment. He has finished with all of the investigations diligently, and in the investigation process, he has admitted to most of the allegations and is reflecting deeply. We are sorry once again for worrying many people.”
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