IST Entertainment has made a very shocking announcement on September 22 that left fans speechless.
On September 22, VICTON’s agency IST Entertainment posted an official statement to the group’s official Twitter account to announce that VICTON’s Heochan has been caught drunk driving by police and is currently being investigated for the incident.
The statement caught fans by surprise because its almost never the case that an agency would directly tell fans about DUI unless its initially reported by media outlets before the agency ends up confirming it.
The agency apologized repeatably for VICTON’s Heochan’s actions and said he’s deeply repenting. They said he was caught drunk driving on September 20 by police and his alcohol content was high enough to have his license revoked.
Due to this, he will be taking a hiatus from all group and individual activities for the time being. Here is their statement:
They ended their statement announcing that the group will promote as five members from now on including for their upcoming concert.
To His Instagram account, Heochan issued a personal apology, he said he ‘feels the pain and disappointment caused from this incident and repents deeply,’ he also promised to live in deep reflection as well. He wrote,