Mnet’s ‘Produce x 101’ Producers Officially Arrested

The Producers of Mnet’s ‘Produce x 101’, Ahn Joon Young and Kim Yong Bum, have officially been arrested in the ongoing investigation of vote-rigging.

On November 5th, Head Producer Ahn Joon Young, Chief Producer Kim, Producer Lee, CJ ENM staff member Kim, and a Vice President of Starship Entertainment were called in for police questioning regarding the ongoing vote-rigging allegations that were made against the show. Ahn Joon Young is also suspected of receiving entertainment at adult businesses from an agency involved in ‘Produce x 101’.

And on October 30th, after a thorough investigation, Judge Myung Jae Kwon decided Ahn Joon Young and Kim Yong Bum’s arrest warrants were valid and both the producers will be placed under arrest. The pretrial detention warrants that have been given to both guilty parties, keeps them from any attempt in destroying evidence or from fleeing the country for the time being. Because everyone else involved had either acknowledged their crimes or found not guilty, the remaining arrest warrants have been dismissed.

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