UPDATE: Police confirm the idol of the group tested negative!

Yumi Kim , May 16, 2019, 10:42 a.m.


It was earlier reported that a man named Jang (30s) was arrested for attempting to set a house on fire. It was disclosed that he lived in the same home with idol group members and after a night of drinking, he fought with two of the idol group members and lit the carpet on fire. Fortunately, no injuries were reported as an idol member contacted the police promptly.

Jang was taken in for questioning and it is where he revealed that an idol from the popular group had been using Zolpidem. According to DongA, the Seocho Police Station announced that the  popular idol group member tested negative for drugs. The police decided to forward the urine and hair samples to the National Forensic Service for more accurate testing. 

In addition, the idol's label stated, "The medication was prescribed and properly consumed by the idol to reat anxiety disorder. It is not a drug of an issue." 

Stay tune for more information! 

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