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South Korea Former President, Park Geun-Hye Impeached By Prosecutors For Serious Crimes Under Her Governance

First Posted: Apr 20, 2017 06:34 PM EDT
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South Koreans demand President Park's immediate resignation following impeachment
South Korea: President Park Geun-Hye impeached over corruption scandal

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The global problem which deals with many nations was the negative and positive governance of most leaders in the world. Recently, the former president of South Korea, Park Geun-Hye has been facing a lot of cases during his governance.

On NBC News report, the former South Korea President Park Geun-Hye was currently overthrown in her position as the head of state. Last Monday, the ex-president formally charged with 18 serious crimes such as abuse of power, extortion, leaking state secrets and bribery.

It was first in history that a female president in South Korea forces out from her office after a calm protest. The former president Park Geun-Hye was reported of being indicted in December, extracted her power and arrested last month.

Moreover, former President in South Korea, Park Geun-Hye was detained at the nearest detention facility in Seoul. The CEO of Lotte, Shin Dong-bin was also impeached by prosecutors for his connection to Park Geun-Hye and Choi Soon-sil which he offered a $6 million as an exchange for a well-paid government license to establish the latest duty-free shop.

The former president, Park Geun-Hye case was expected to have assigned three-judge panel which they set the first hearing and presume as significant court trial after the ex-president in 1979 to 1988 sentenced to death. The 1979 president Chun Doo-hwan's friend was also put to death while his successor Roh Tae-woo sentenced to put in prison for almost 23 years on bribery, as New York Times reported.

Meanwhile, Kwon Young Gook, a lawyer who represent the umbrella group with 82 local NGOs or known as "The Movement to Oust Park Guen Hye" said that they "pity" to have a third president to have accused of bribery but it also serve as a good example which no one can be over their law. If the former president in South Koreas proven guilty of bribery charges, she will get the 12-year imprisonment or led to lifetime detention.

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