Lee Jin-wook's false accuser not arrestedSeoul Central District Court dismissed the arrest warrant for the woman who falsely accused actor Lee Jin-wook of sexual assault.
The court announced on Tuesday that “it is not necessary at this point to file the warrant.”
Police requested a preliminary arrest warrant for the woman on Monday. Many believed she would be charged, particularly as she acknowledged having committed the crime.
The woman filed a complaint against Lee on July 14, claiming that the actor had raped her two days earlier. Lee countersued the alleged victim on July 16. Although he acknowledged that the two had sexual intercourse, he firmly stated that “no force was used.”
The woman changed her story several times during the investigation, and finally acknowledged on July 26 that “there was no force [involved].” Citing trust issues, her attorney resigned late last month.
By Jin Min-ji