South Korea Ex-President Park Geun-Hye Sentenced To 24 Years In Prison

The Ex-President was found guilty on charges of bribery, coercion and abuse of power, and requested to pay a fine of 18 billion won (£12m) by the Seoul Central District Court.

Park was captured in March 2017 and has been held at a detainment focus close Seoul since.

She refused to attend Friday’s court session, citing sickness.

Park was removed from office last year following months of protests as people lined the streets calling for her to leave office

The biggest charge was that she colluded with a longtime confidante to take tens of millions of dollars from companies in bribes and extortion.

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