Actor Yang, who was arrested for alleged drug use, has been found innocent.
On May 21, Gangnam Police Station announced Yang tested negative in the drug test by the National Forensic Service. As a result, the drug charges against Yang have been dropped.
Back on May 12, Yang, who reportedly starred in hit dramas and movies, was arrested for running around a hotel in the Nonhyeon-dong, Seoul in the middle of the night.
A bag of drugs containing Phentermine – a weight loss supplement – was found in Yang’s belongings. In the police investigation, Yang stated, “I was prescribed and consumed Phentermine to prepare for my new project,” and revealed, “This time, I took 8 pills in a day.”
Overdose on Phentermine can lead to hallucinations.
Meanwhile, actors with the last name Yang including Yang Dong Geun, Yang Se Jong, Yang Ik Joon, Yang Jo Ho, Yang Hyun Min, Yang Moon Suk, and more were accused of being the actor Yang of the issue. However, their agencies strongly denied the rumors. The identity of actor Yang remains unknown.