Actor Yoo Ah In responded to the police summons and appeared at the police station for questioning.
On March 27th, Yoo Ah In appeared at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s Drug Crime Investigation Unit.
Originally scheduled for the 24th, the date of the summons was exposed to the media, and the investigation schedule was postponed to the 27th, three days later.
On the 6th of last month, Yoo Ah In was charged with violating the Narcotics Control Act. As a result of the NFS hair analysis, narcotics such as propofol, hemp, and cocaine were detected.
The police carried out a comprehensive investigation for 50 days. It is said that all efforts were made to find data to support the results of the National Forensic Service.
First, they confiscated two mobile phones and analyzed eight years of conversations. There are more than 10,000 forensic extraction records alone. A search and seizure were also conducted at the hospital and two houses.
Hospital medical staff, agency officials, and even acquaintances were summoned. Efforts were made to specify the time and place while expanding the scope of the investigation to the surrounding area.
The police are planning to conclude the two-month investigation with the summoning of Yoo Ah In. It is not difficult to prove the charge of propofol, but in the case of the rest of the drugs, evidence to specify the crime is needed.
“The key is to secure objective evidence to support the results of the National Forensic Service’s evaluation,” a legal official said. “In addition, we will try to get recognition (of the charges) through a summons investigation.”
Yoo Ah In’s side said, “He is fully aware of the mistakes he made and is reflecting,” and “Any words of apology will not be enough. He is sorry.”
He then said, “I will tell the truth as sincerely as I can.” However, he also said he would actively explain some of the facts of the charges.