Award-winning “Squid Game” star O Yeong-su has been indicted on charges of sexual misconduct in Korea.
The 78-year-old was released without detention after being accused of inappropriately touching a woman’s body in 2017, AFP reported.
The woman originally filed a complaint against Yeong-su in December 2021. While the case was closed by police this past April, it was reopened after the alleged victim asked for it to be investigated further.
Yeong-su denied the allegations when he was questioned by authorities, according to the local Yonhap news agency.
The actor — who won a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe for his breakout role as Oh Il-nam in the Netflix hit — has released a statement about the allegations.
“I just held her hand to guide the way around the lake,” O told Korean news broadcaster JTBC. “I apologized because [the…