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Actor Jung Suk Won given sentence for drug use

Actor Jung Suk Won has received his sentence for drug use. 

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This past February, Jung Suk Won, who's also known as singer Baek Ji Young's husband, was arrested in South Korea for the use of philopon and cocaine during a trip to Australia. At his trial on October 11, the actor plead guilty to some of the charges, and the Seoul Central District Court ordered 10 months of probation and 2 years of a suspended prison sentence. 

His two acquaintances also received the same sentencing, and they were each given a fine of 300,000 Won (263.48 USD).

The Seoul Central District Court stated, "Drug-related crimes not only cause physical and mental harm to the individual, but also harm society at large. It has a negative effect on society as a whole, so it needs a corresponding punishment. The defendants' drug-taking behavior appears to be a one-time act of curiosity during his travel abroad. He's deeply reflecting on his crimes."

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