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South Korea: Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil arrive at court00:53

South Korea: Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil arrive at court

Korea, Republic of, Seoul
May 30, 2017 at 08:50 GMT -00:00 · Published

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye and her friend Choi Soon-sil arrived at Seoul Central District Court, Tuesday to stand in the corruption trial ongoing against them.

Park was impeached by parliament in December 2016 facing accusations of conspiring to extort tens of millions of dollars from South Korean businesses together with Choi Soon-sil. They also stand accused of soliciting bribes from three conglomerates - Samsung, Lotte and SK.

They face the possiblity of a ten year prison sentence if convicted. The pairs arrival at court on Tuesday was filmed by Yonhap News Agency.

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Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye and her friend Choi Soon-sil arrived at Seoul Central District Court, Tuesday to stand in the corruption trial ongoing against them.

Park was impeached by parliament in December 2016 facing accusations of conspiring to extort tens of millions of dollars from South Korean businesses together with Choi Soon-sil. They also stand accused of soliciting bribes from three conglomerates - Samsung, Lotte and SK.

They face the possiblity of a ten year prison sentence if convicted. The pairs arrival at court on Tuesday was filmed by Yonhap News Agency.

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