rapper, TOP was just hospitalised for a drug overdose.
South Korean star, whose real name is Choi Seung-hyun, was found unconscious
and was brought to a hospital in Seoul, South Korea where he is currently receiving
treatment in the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU).
29-year-old rapper’s condition is not critical. After an examination, his
ailment is shown to be an intense reaction to stimulus.
who is taking prescribed medication for his anxiety and insomnia, appeared to
have overdosed on tranquilisers that he had taken for medical reasons.
was last reported to be sleeping, since the medication he took contained
sleeping pill ingredients, and that he should recover after a couple of days.
day before the incident, Choi was indicted without detention on charges of smoking
marijuana. Prosecutors said he was suspected of smoking the banned drug four
times with an aspiring female singer, 21, at his home in Yongsan-gu, Seoul, on
rapper had been serving his mandatory military service as a policeman since February
this year. Due to the indictment, he was transferred from the Gangnam Police
Station in Seoul to a police corps in eastern Seoul.
on the court’s verdict, should Choi receive a jail term of 18 months or more,
he will be dishonourably discharged.