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2nd LD Writethru: S.Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park over corruption charges

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A South Korean court on Friday decided to extend the detention of impeached President Park Geun-hye who has been in custody and stood trial over corruption charges including bribery.
The Seoul Central District Court issued another arrest warrant for Park, which allows the former leader to be detained for as long as six more months.
Park was taken into custody in late March after the constitutional court approved her impeachment over a corruption scandal embroiling Pa ...

 

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