A 37-year-old actor has been arrested on suspicion of rape, Seoul Gangnam Police Station said ThursdayAccording to an article in The Korean Herald, the actor, whose name was withheld by authorities, is accused of raping a 28-year-old woman at his home in Cheongdam-dong, southern Seoul in January.
The victim sued the actor in mid-February.
The actor has denied the allegations, saying the sex was consensual.
He was taken into custody Monday and was arrested three days later.
According to local news reports, actor in question appeared in “Yeon Gaesomun,‘ a TV drama about a powerful general and politician in the ancient Korean kingdom of Goguryeo.
Recently, another Korean actor, Park Si-hoo, was accused of rape by a 22-year-old-startlet, but his accuser has since dropped all charges against him.
Photos in the gallery show images of Park Si-hoo, the actor who was accused of rape recently.