The district court docket in Seongnam metropolis stated Thursday that prosecutors indicted the 78-year-old Emmy nominee final week over the allegations and that his trial will start in February. Kim Myeong-un, an official at Seongnam’s district prosecutors’ workplace, stated it couldn’t affirm particular particulars about Oh’s case, which was first reported by native media final week.
In line with the experiences, the unidentified girl initially filed a criticism towards Oh in December 2021, accusing him of constructing undesirable bodily contact throughout a gathering in 2017.
Oh didn’t reply a number of calls by the Related Press in search of feedback.
South Korean cable channel JTBC stated Oh denied wrongdoing when reached by a reporter, saying that he had solely held the lady’s palms to “present her the way in which” as they walked round a lake. In line with JTBC, Oh stated he had supplied the lady an apology, not as a result of he acknowledged the accusations towards him however as a result of the lady allegedly instructed him she “would not increase a difficulty” in regards to the incident if he did.
Oh grew to become the primary South Korean actor to win a Golden Globe in January after he was named the highest supporting actor for his function in “Squid Sport,” a brutal Netflix drama a few determined group of adults competing in lethal youngsters’s video games for an opportunity to flee extreme debt.
Oh was additionally nominated for an Emmy for his efficiency as Oh Il-nam, a mysterious aged contestant who joined the video games after being recognized with terminal mind most cancers.