Choi Jong Hoon, former F.T. Island member and Jung Joon Young/Seungri bestie, has been serving time in prison after his conviction for gang raping a woman. Initially he was sentenced to five years in prison, which was light all things considered, but he somehow got it reduced to just 2.5 years on appeal. As he started his sentenced on May 9 in 2019, today he was released from prison.
On the 8th, Choi Jong-hun returned to society after serving 2.5 years for gang rape. He still has to complete 80 hours of mandatory sexual assault treatment program and won’t be able to be employed by any child and youth-related organizations and disabled welfare facilities for three years.
He’s still on probation for other convictions in his case, but he’s still already walking free after all that. Oh yeah, and while he was in prison he tried to vouch for Seungri at his trial as well. Surely rehabilitated.
Remarkably, in case you were wondering how deep fandom can get, he still has people out there claiming he’s the victim in all this.