Professional volleyball player Jo Jae-seong (28, OK Financial Group) and others who were exempted from military service due to a false diagnosis of epilepsy were handed over to trial in large numbers.
On the 9th, the 5th Criminal Division of the Seoul Southern District Prosecutor’s Office (Chief Prosecutor Park Eun-hye) indicted without detention a total of 47 people, including 42 professional sports players and actors who had evaded military service, and 5 accomplices who helped them, on charges of violating the Military Service Act.
안전놀이터 They are accused of receiving a ‘customized’ scenario from broker Gu Mo (47, indicted), pretending to be epileptic patients, and collecting medical records by falsely reporting to 119 to receive exemption from military service or lower their grade.
They both confessed to the crime during the investigation by the prosecution and the Military Manpower Administration.
In addition to Cho, among those who evaded military service indicted were eight athletes in professional football, golf, badminton, horseback riding, track and field, rowing, and supporting actor Song Deok-ho (30).
From February 2020 to October 2022, Mr. Gu was arrested and indicted on December 21 last year on charges of conspiring with a client who was about to undergo a physical examination and submitting a false epilepsy diagnosis to the Military Manpower Administration to receive a reduction in military service (violation of the Military Service Act).
In the first trial on the 27th of last month, Mr. Goo admitted to all charges of violating the Military Service Act and asked for mercy.