A Seoul court on Friday sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to eight years in prison for illegally taking off-book funds from the state spy agency and interfering in elections during her term in office.
Prosecutors filed for court warrants Tuesday to arrest two former heads of the state spy agency over allegations that they paid billions of won with the agency's off-book funds to two aides of then-President Park Geun-hye.
Prosecutors today will indict ousted President Park Geun-hye on bribery and other charges related to 13 criminal allegations, and conclude their probe into the influence-peddling scandal that brought her down, prosecution sources said.
South Korea’s ousted president Park Geun-hye arrived at court on Thursday for a hearing to decide whether she should be arrested over the corruption and abuse of power scandal that brought her down, source from Vietnamnews.
The Constitutional Court was shrouded in secrecy Thursday as justices made final preparations to deliver their ruling on whether to oust or reinstate President Park Geun-hye, with it exactly one day away, source from Yonhap.