South Korean court raises ex-president Park’s jail term to 25 years

FILE PHOTO: Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at a court in Seoul, South Korea, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean appeals court sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to 25 years in jail on Friday in a case arising from a far-reaching corruption scandal that toppled her from power in 2017. Park became South Korea‚Äôs first democratically elected leader to be forced from office when the Constitutional Court removed her […]

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