Cube Entertainment has issued a statement confirming this BTOBIlhoon is being investigated on suspicion of marijuana use.
On December 21, Outlet Channel A reported that Ilhoon had been caught by police after using marijuana. It was reported that through testimony from accomplices and bank account checks, the police were able to confirm that Ilhoon had used marijuana several times with acquaintances between four and five years ago until last year.
In addition, drug components are said to have been detected by a hair follicle test. Police have also reportedly received evidence that Ilhoon used cryptocurrency to buy marijuana instead of cash in order to evade the police. His case is said to have been referred to the prosecutor in July.
Ilhoon is currently doing his military service after reporting in May this year, although it was originally scheduled for March. Channel A issued another report which found that some are questioning whether the timing of its termination was related to the investigation.
Ilhoon’s agency Cube Entertainment told Channel A, “We were unaware that Ilhoon was caught with marijuana. Although his hiring had been scheduled for March, it was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “
Later on December 21, Cube Entertainment released the following statement:
Hello, this is Cube Entertainment.
We spoke to Ilhoon himself today about the news report and confirmed that he has been summoned by the investigating authority and is under investigation on suspicion of smoking marijuana, as stated in the report.
We feel deeply responsible for worrying so many people. We will do whatever is asked of us so that he can faithfully follow the investigation.
We apologize again for worrying so many people.
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