Netizens Expressed Their Anger At Seungri’s Short 18 Month Prison Sentence
Is this really justice? Korean netizens react to Seungri's immensely short prison sentence. READ: BIGBANG's G-Dragon Supposedly Deletes Posts Of BLACKPINK's Jennie From Secret Instagram Account On the 26th of May, it was reported that former BIGBANG member Seungri's appeal had been rejected. The Supreme Court of Korea shared earlier today that they have rejected both Seungri and the prosecution's appeals.
Furthermore, the side of Seungri appealed for a lower sentence regarding the habitual gambling charge. READ: Possible Romance In YG Entertainment, Dating Rumors Between BIGBANG's G-Dragon & BLACKPINK's Jennie Reignites Adding to this, Seungri was accused of nine charges but the two sides only appealed regarding the specified charges. During Seungri's first sentencing, the former idol admitted to all nine charges made against him.
But a second trial saw Seungri's sentence lessened to 18 months as the former K-Pop idol showed remorse for his actions. Among the reasons for his conviction includes soliciting prostitution and habitual gambling.
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