SEOUL South Korean prosecutors have arrested a former aide of President Park Geun-hye considered a central figure to an influence-peddling scandal, Yonhap News Agency said on Friday. Jeong Ho-seong was arrested on Thursday night suspected of leaking confidential documents to Choi Soon-sil, a long-time friend of Park at the centre of the scandal. South Korean prosecutors did not immediately comment on the report.
(Reporting by Se Young Lee and Ju-min Park; Editing by Nick Macfie)
This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.
Updated Date: Nov 04, 2016 07:02 AM