Apparently Seoul police want to crack down on people putting on musical performances in subway stations, because two days ago they arrested a 49-year old Frenchman and his 46-year old Korean wife, who were putting on a saxophone performance in a train on line 2.

The couple scuffled with police and have been charged with assault. According to police, who announced the arrests today, the wife was the first to get physical, as she punched an officer in the chest and clawed his face. As she said later, she just wanted to create a happy atmosphere on the subway, where people usually don’t have a good time.

No word on whether police will crack down on the beggars and salesmen who also contribute to the subway atmosphere.

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