Badcopnews.com – Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye is reportedly getting a prison sentence on charges of illegally receiving funds from South Korean intelligence agencies.
Reported by AFP, Friday (20/7/2018), Since last April, Park is known to have been sentenced by court for 24 years in prison for corruption cases.
Now with this latest verdict, Park, now 66, faces a total of 32 years in prison.
In its ruling today, Seoul District Central Court sentenced 6-year-old prison to Park for receiving 3.3 billion won from South Korean intelligence agency National Intelligence Service (NIS) and a 2-year jail sentence for interfering with the election of the ruling party’s parliamentary candidate in the year 2016.
“The defendant received about three billion won over three years from three NIS heads, through which the defendant caused huge losses in the state treasury,” said senior judge Seong Chang-hon.
Park is the first president of South Korean women and the daughter of former dictator Park Chung-hee. Park has been in detention since March 2017 or shortly after he was dismissed by the Constitutional Court.