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SOUTH KOREA: Ex-president Park Geun Hye Gets Another 8 Years In Prison by eplanetnews1: 1:48pm On Jul 20, 2018
SOUTH KOREA: Ex-President Park Geun Hye gets another 8 years in prison: A South Korean court on Friday sentenced impeached former President Park Geun Hye to a total of eight years in prison on top of the 24 years she already faces, in a verdict that found her guilty of accepting slush funds from the nation’s intelligence agency and interfering in an election.

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South Korea’s ex-President Park Geun Hye gets another 8 years in prison
SOUTH KOREA: Ex-President Park Geun Hye gets another 8 years in prison
SOUTH KOREA: Ex-President Park Geun Hye gets another 8 years in prison
Separately, prosecutors sought 30 years in prison and a fine of 118.5 billion won ($104.3 million) for the former president as proceedings in an appeals trial for her graft case concluded the same day.

Friday’s Seoul Central District Court ruling consists of six-year imprisonment and 3.3 billion won in penalties over the slush funds from the National Intelligence Service, and two years in prison over election interference.

Prosecutors had sought 12 years in prison for taking slush funds from the intelligence agency.

In April, the Seoul court sentenced Park to 24 years in prison and slapped her with a fine of 18 billion won for bribery and other crimes she was convicted of committing while in office.

Prosecutors, who sought the longer 30-year prison term and larger fine, appealed the ruling to a higher court, while Park, who denied all charges while boycotting her trial since the fall of 2017, did not.

The Seoul High Court will deliver a ruling on the appeals case on Aug. 24.

SOUTH KOREA: Ex-President Park Geun Hye gets another 8 years in prison
SOUTH KOREA: Ex-President Park Geun Hye gets another 8 years in prison
(Park’s supporters rally outside the court in April)

In April, Park was convicted of conspiring with her longtime confidante Choi Soon Sil to take 7 billion won in bribes from Lotte Group by making the retail giant financially support a foundation effectively controlled by Choi.


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Re: SOUTH KOREA: Ex-president Park Geun Hye Gets Another 8 Years In Prison by mikeyjaydy(m): 2:16pm On Jul 20, 2018
Such things happen when a nation has a working judicial system. So many political thieves still roam free here in this country after stealing so much.
Re: SOUTH KOREA: Ex-president Park Geun Hye Gets Another 8 Years In Prison by TonyeBarcanista(m): 2:18pm On Jul 20, 2018
I wish this can be done in Nigeria

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