Broadcaster Joo Byung-jin (62) opened up about the allegation of assaulting a hotel sauna.
In a phone call with YTN Star on the 30th, Joo Byung-jin said, “There is a long talk about that part.
On the 30th, it was revealed that the Mapo Police Station in Seoul completed an investigation into the assault case of Joo Byung-jin the day before and sent it to the prosecution.
Joo Byeong-jin is accused of assault by raising his voice and grabbing the neck while having a conversation with victim A at a hotel sauna dressing room in Mapo-gu, Seoul last month.
Person A is said to have claimed, “While I was designing a drama about my self-made story, I accidentally ran into Mr. Joo, whom I had met when I was young, and brought up the story.
Joo Byung-jin denied the assault charges during the police investigation, but the police judged that the charges were accepted based on the testimony of witnesses at the time and sent them to the prosecution.
Meanwhile, Joo Byung-jin, who debuted in the MBC Gag Contest in 1977, won the Grand Prize in the Comedy category at the 1990 MBC Broadcasting Awards. He was called the ‘gentleman of the gag world’ and enjoyed great popularity in various entertainment programs such as talk shows.
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