VICTON‘s Heochan was caught drunk driving and will be suspending all of his activities.
In a statement shared on VICTON’s official Twitter, IST Entertainment shared the news of Heochan’s drunk driving incident.
— VICTON(빅톤) (@VICTON1109) September 22, 2022
Hello, this is IST Entertainment.
We would like to tell all of the fans who love VICTON about something unfortunate that recently occurred.
First of all, we sincerely apologize for the bad news.
Our artist Heochan was on his way home after meeting up with his friends on the morning of September 20. The police caught him driving under the influence of alcohol.
He is sincerely bowing his head in apology for the bad news. Heochan is currently cooperating with the police investigation. After the investigation is completed, it is expected that he will have his driver’s license revoked. We will sincerely cooperate with the police investigation until the final results.
Right now, Heochan is very remorseful and reflecting on his actions for something he should never have done. At the same time, he is sorry to the fans and other related parties for causing such an inconvenience.
Starting today, he plans to suspend both his individual and group activities.
We would also like to apologize to the many fans who are worried about the sudden news.
We will do our best to not disappoint the fans with a similar situation again, and review how this mistake occurred.
Due to Heochan’s suspension of activities, we would like to inform you that the 2022 VICTON FANCONCERT “CHRONICLE” scheduled for October 15 and 16, as well as future schedules, will proceed with a 5 member group.
Once again, we would like to apologize to the fans for this shameful incident.
— IST Entertainment