The show's PD and chief producer have been officially arrested
By
6 Nov 2019 - 9:19 AM  UPDATED 6 Nov 2019 - 9:19 AM

The police investigation into voting manipulation on Produce X 101 has been underway for a short time now, and as of November 6, two official arrests have been made.

On November 5, a questioning session was held in court to determine the validity of arrest warrants originally issued against a number of MNet employees involved with Produce X 101. On the same day, Korean news outlet News1 reported that the arrest warrants for CJ ENM producing director Ahn Joon Young and chief producer Kim Yong Bum are valid and the pair are now under arrest.

Both are now under pretrial detention warrants, which mean they can't destroy evidence or leave the country among other things.

The investigation into Produce X 101 began after fans speculated that the final votes in the show had been tampered with. The investigation remains ongoing.

(Source)


 

Hear us on SBS PopAsia Digital Radio

Listen in 24/7 on Digital Radio, by downloading our free mobile app or by streaming live here on our website.

Download the app here:

FOR MORE
Woollim Entertaiment reveal rookie boy group featuring 'Produce X 101' trainees
They've released a video already!
All seasons of 'Produce 101' under police investigation for speculated vote manipulation
The police announced their plans to investigate the shows in a press conference
What you need to know about 'Produce x 101' group, X1
The boys have made their debut!