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Prosecutors demand 35-year prison sentence for former President Park in her retrial

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Thursday, 21 May, 2020, 00:20
Prosecutors demand 35-year prison sentence for former President Park in her retrial

Prosecutors on Wednesday demanded an imprisonment of 35 years for former President Park Geun-hye in an appellate court's retrial for her bribery, abuse of power and embezzlement charges.

In a hearing at the Seoul High Court, prosecutors demanded Park be punished with a 25-year prison sentence, a fine of 30 billion won (US$24.36 million) and a forfeit of 200 million won on bribery charges.