Corruption: Ex-S/Korean President Jailed For 24 Years

A former President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye was on Friday found guilty of corruption charges and sentenced to 24 years imprisonment.

Park Geun-hye, the first woman to be elected as President of South Korea was declared guilty of multiple counts of abuse of power, bribery, and coercion by Seoul Central District Court.

While delivering the judgment, the judge accused Park of failure to judiciously use the mandate given to her by the electorate: “The President abused the power which was given to her by the citizens.”


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