According to the police on the 20th, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s cybercrime investigation team summoned Hwang Ui-jo on charges of illegal filming on the 17th. 토토사이트 Hwang Ui-jo returned from England to play the second Asian qualifying schedule for the 2026 North-China World Cup and played the first home game against Singapore at Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 16th. Hwang Ui-jo scored a penalty kick after entering as a substitute in the second half of the day, helping South Korea’s 5-0 victory.
Since then, the national team has given all the players downstream leave, and Hwang Ui-jo seems to have been questioned by the police that day. Earlier on June 25, a controversy arose on social media with posts and videos revealing Hwang Ui-jo’s personal life. On the 26th of the same month, Hwang Ui-jo filed a complaint with Seongdong Police Station in Seoul on charges of violating the Information and Communication Network Act timely defamation of false information and intimidation.
At the time, Hwang Ui-jo argued that the video was not taken illegally, saying it was inside a stolen mobile phone when he played on loan at Olympiacos in Greece’s first division last year. The contents of the disclosure were also false, and he maintained that he had already been threatened several times over this issue. Hwang Ui-jo then issued a handwritten statement before leaving for the UK, stressing that he was a victim and that there was never an illegal filming.
At the time, he said, “A false post was uploaded by someone who calls himself my girlfriend and a private video was circulated. I have not done anything illegal in relation to my personal life as many people are concerned about, he said, refuting Hwang Ui-jo’s alleged hidden camera shooting. The contents of the first article, including this, are also unfounded, he said, adding, The person who posted the post is a criminal who defamed me with false information and threatened me with the opportunity to own personal videos through illegal channels.
“We will cooperate with the investigation as much as possible and seek strict legal punishment for those who participate in or are involved in secondary damage, including the first distributor,” he said. Since then, a police investigation has been conducted for nearly four months, and Hwang Ui-jo has been converted to a suspect under the judgment that there may have been illegal filming in the process of analyzing the distributed Hwang Ui-jo video.
However, Hwang Ui-jo reportedly denied the allegations of illegal filming in a police investigation. Hwang Ui-jo returned to the national team after a police investigation on the 17th. On the 19th, he left for Shenzhen, a city adjacent to Hong Kong in southern China. As of the 20th, he is staying with his teammates in Shenzhen and preparing for the match against China on the 21st.
Meanwhile, on the 16th of this month, the police arrested A accused of threatening using cameras and other filming materials under the Sexual Violence Punishment Act, who is suspected of posting a post revealing Hwang’s personal life and threatening him.