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S Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years

South Korean court sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye on July 20 to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws.

  • Hurriyet

She now faces the prospect of more than three decades behind bars. She’s already serving a 24-year prison term over a massive corruption scandal that led to her removal from office last year.

Kora 1aSeoul Central District Court on Friday found her guilty of causing substantial losses to state coffers by unlawfully receiving about 3 billion won ($2.6 million) from chiefs of the National Intelligence Service during her presidency and…

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