South Korea's top court upheld a 20-year jail sentence for former President Park Geun-hye. She was brought down after being found guilty of colluding with a confidante to receive tens of billions of South Korean won from major conglomerates
South Korea's Supreme Court Thursday upheld 20-year jail term and fine of 18 billion won (about $16.3 million) for the former Korean president Park Geun-hye, according to local media. She was impeached and detained in March 2017.
A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to 20 years in jail and fined her 20 billion won (about $16.6 million) over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment in 2017. (file pic)
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BREAKING: Disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye found guilty in corruption case and sentenced to 24 years in prison
Disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye found guilty in corruption case and sentenced to 24 years in prison