The BIGBANG rapper will reportedly be re-evaluated for his military enlistment.
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21 Jul 2017 - 9:29 AM  UPDATED 21 Jul 2017 - 9:29 AM

The final trial for T.O.P's marijuana case took place on July 20, and the court has reportedly handed down its sentence for the BIGBANG rapper.

According to a new report from Korean media outlet Star News, T.O.P has received 2 years of probation with a suspended 10-month prison sentence (meaning T.O.P will go to prison for 10 months if he breaks his probation during the next 2 years), and a fee of 12,000 won.

The report states that the court came to the decision after taking into account that T.O.P "acknowledged all of the charges made against him and has been found guilty," as well as taking into consideration that the rapper is "sincerely self-reflecting" and that he "doesn't have any previous criminal offenses."

In terms of how this affects T.O.P's military enlistment, as the sentence is less than 18 months (whereby he would've been forcibly retired from his service and be given a special status), it is reported that T.O.P will now be re-evaluated whether he is able to continue his current role as a conscripted police officer or if he will required to serve out his remaining military service in a new role.


 

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