Police have secured the original CCTV and related materials from Burning Sun club.
According to News1, the Metropolitan investigation team of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency dispatched 35 investigators and conducted a raid on Burning Sun club and Yeoksam District police unit at 3:30 pm Thursday afternoon on the 15th. Police finished the search at Yeoksam four hours later at 7:30 pm and Burning Sun at 9:20 PM, six hours later.
The police secured the original hard disk CCTV footage at Yeoksam District as well as the body cam of the crew. They also confiscated programs related to the alleged collusion of police officers at Yeoksam District Unit. In addition, at Burning Sun, they seized relevant data necessary to investigate the alleged suspicions of drugs, sex crimes, and collusion at the club.
A representative from the investigation team said, "We have confirmed those CCTV's that are working and those that are not. We have secured original CCTV from those that are working and we're currently analyzing it. We will conduct further investigations and detailed analysis of the confiscated items. After that, we plan to summon those who are involved in the case, including those who earlier, the Police designated as the investigators in the original allegations. We have created a task force and are planning on conducting an internal investigation in the police collusion within the club. We will also investigate the additional suspected cases of sexual assaults and drugs."
"In particular we're paying special attention to the collusion between the club and the Police. We have secured and analyzed all 112 reports related to the Club since February 23, 2018, and will also investigate the phone records and financial transactions of police officers and club executives who worked at Yeoksam after the club opened its doors. "
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