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  • Ousted S. Korea Leader Heads Home After 22 Hrs at Prosecution

  • Prosecutors questioned Park as a criminal suspect for the first time since her impeachment

South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye leaves a prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea, March 22, 2017. P, photo: Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji

21 of March 2017 17:40:42

SEOUL – Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye left prosecutors' offices early on Wednesday after being questioned in an investigation into a corruption scandal that ended her presidency this month.Park did not respond to reporters' questions as she emerged from the building after nearly 22 hours and entered a waiting car to be driven to her private home.[caption id="attachment_52598" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye leaves a prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea, March 22, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Kim Hong-Ji[/caption]Prosecutors questioned Park as a criminal suspect for the first time since the Constitutional Court on March 10 upheld her December impeachment by parliament.Park is accused of colluding with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations set up to back the president’s policy initiatives.She has denied wrongdoing.



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