According to the police in Yeosu, Korea, a man in his 20s, Mr. A turned himself in for watching “Nth Room” videos on Telegram which included videos of sexually assaulting underage girls.
I’ve watched videos in the Nth Room.
– Mr. A
Mr. A wasn’t a paid member of the group, but he had saved multiple footages obtained from the infamous chatroom on his phone.
But later into the police investigation, Mr. A confessed that he consumed a toxic substance.
I drank a poison.
– Mr. A
As soon as Mr. A’s face began to turn blue, the police immediately called 911 and had him transported to a university hospital in Gwangju.
It’s been confirmed that Mr. A is currently being treated at the hospital and is expected to live.
The main perpetrator of the “Nth Room”, Cho Joo Bin has recently been exposed to the public, and he’ll be charged for creating and distributing pornographic material of underage girls and gaining profit from them.
Out of the 74 victims, 16 have been confirmed to be underage.
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