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Former South Korean president jailed after losing appeal | Malay Mail

Former South Korean president jailed after losing appeal | Malay Mail

19.2.2020

Former South Korean president jailed after losing appeal | Malay Mail

SEOUL, Feb 19 — Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was taken to prison today to begin a 17-year term for bribery and embezzlement after losing an appeal against a lighter sentence. Lee, in office from 2008 to 2013, was briefly jailed in 2018 after being sentenced to 15 years and fined 13...

SEOUL, Feb 19 — Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak was taken to prison today to begin a 17-year term for bribery and embezzlement after losing an appeal against a lighter sentence.At a hearing today, Seoul’s Central District Court ordered a heavier sentence, saying Lee “did not show a sign of remorse or sense of responsibility” for his wrongdoings.

Lee’s successor, Park Geun-hye, is currently serving 32 years in jail for bribery and abuse of power after being ousted in 2017 over a nationwide corruption scandal that prompted massive street protests.

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