Ex-S. Korean president Park, Lotte chief indicted on corruption charges_Korean Peninsula | Asia Pacific Daily – Breaking News, Asia Pacific, World, China, Business, Lifestyle, Travel, Special Report, Video, Photo…

To download APD News app

1. Please scan the QR Code 2. Download and install APD News App

Ex-S. Korean president Park, Lotte chief indicted on corruption charges

Korean Peninsula2017-04-17

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was indicted by prosecutors Monday on multiple corruption charges, while Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin was prosecuted for bribery charge.

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was indicted by prosecutors Monday on multiple corruption charges, while Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin was prosecuted for bribery charge.

Prosecutors, tasked with a probe into the corruption scandal embroiling Park, said the former leader was indicted on 14 charges including bribery, abuse of power, coercion and the disclosure of confidential information.

Park was impeached on March 10 by the constitutional court and taken into custody three weeks later.

The Lotte chairman was also charged with offering millions of U.S. dollars in bribes in return for gaining business favors.


Hot Recommended

  • China, Indonesia police team up to dismantle cyber fraud gang

  • Harry Potter's birthplace in Lavenham listed for sale for almost £1m

  • Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 people in busiest day

  • Neo-Nazi website loses protection from key tech firm

  • Bruised but coping, Qatar's economy remains strong: experts

  • Four arrested in India over Game Of Thrones leak