The suspicion that an illegal entertainment bar is being operated in the 101-story L-City The Residence, the tallest building in Busan, has been confirmed as true.

The Busan Police Agency announced today (13) that it is investigating and detecting three people, including the owner A, on charges of operating an unauthorized entertainment bar.

Mr. A and others are accused of selling 2 million won worth of alcohol and snacks to customers after hiring an entertainment worker at Haeundae L City The Residence at around 9:30 pm on January 26th.

They are known to have opened an unlicensed entertainment bar for 25 days from January 10 to February 5.

At that time, there was an order to prohibit gatherings for entertainment facilities, so I am charged with violating the Food Sanitation Act as well as the Infectious Disease Prevention Act.

According to the police, 112 reports were filed several times, alleging that five or more people gathered to drink alcohol while they were in an unauthorized business.

Suspicious of this, the police initiated an investigation, and through closed-circuit (CC) TV analysis and seizure search, they proved the allegations of Mr. A and others.

It is said that after renting a residence, they mainly sold to acquaintances.

Police say they are checking if they have run other entertainment businesses.

On the other hand, the police said that from the 2nd of the past, they had intensively cracked down on entertainment facilities, cracking down on 24 businesses, including 7 businesses that violate the Infectious Disease Prevention Act and 17 businesses that violate the Food Sanitation Act.

(Photo = Courtesy of L City, Busan Police Agency, Yonhap News)