Prosecution dismisses Park Seok-min, Kwon Hee-dong, and Lee Myeong-ki from charges related to obstruction of epidemiological investigation
The prosecution ordered non-prosecution against Kwon Hee-dong, Park Seok-min (NC Dinos), and Lee Myung-gi (Hanwha Eagles), who were accused of making false statements in an epidemiological investigation after violating the Corona 19 quarantine rules.
According to the NC club on the 25th, the 2nd Criminal Division of the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office (Chief Prosecutor Kwon Yu-sik) dispositioned the three players as ‘not guilty’ due to insufficient evidence in May.
On July 5-6, 2021, the three players drank with teammate Park Min-woo (NC) and two ordinary women at an away accommodation located in Gangnam, Seoul. The problem was that it violated the Corona 19 quarantine rules. At the time, it was a time when the ‘group ban of more than 5 people’ was being done, but more than 5 people, including the players, stayed in the same space. However, 5 people except Park Min-woo were accused of hiding the fact during the epidemiological investigation.
At the time, the Gangnam-gu Office requested an investigation, saying that five people concealed their movements while making false statements, and on September 23 of that year, the police sent the matter to the prosecution. Afterwards, the investigation continued, but after examining the case, the prosecution concluded that he was innocent.
Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the remaining five people were confirmed for Corona 19, except for Park Min-woo, who had completed the Corona 19 vaccination. The aftershock was fierce. After the players were confirmed with Corona 19, the KBO League reached an unprecedented situation in which the regular season schedule was suspended. Park Min-woo, who was looking forward to his first Olympic appearance after his debut, was excluded from the accusation because he had been vaccinated, but had no choice but to voluntarily return his Taegeuk mark amid strong criticism from fans.
The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), which held the reward and punishment committee, imposed a 72-game suspension and a fine of 10 million won on the four players for ‘dignity damage’. In addition, the NC club, which could not avoid responsibility due to negligence in managing the team, was also punished with a penalty of 100 million won.카지노
Apart from the KBO’s decision, the NC club also issued its own discipline. Park Seok-min, who led the meeting, was suspended for 50 games, and Kwon Hee-dong, Lee Myung-gi, and Park Min-woo, who had private meetings, were suspended for 25 games. Coach Lee Dong-wook, who was holding the baton at the time, was also asked to take responsibility for player management, and decided to suspend 10 games and fine 5 million won.