South Korea prosecutors likely to question president: Reports

This would be the first time that a sitting president has been questioned by prosecutors in South Korea.

By: AP | Seoul | Published:November 13, 2016 1:10 pm
South Korea, Park Geun hye, power manipulation, south korea president, Park Geun hye manipulation, news, latest news, world news, international news A Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office official said that the questioning is most likely to take place later this week. (source: AP)

South Korea’s Yonhap news agency is quoting prosecutors as saying they will likely question President Park Geun-hye over suspicion that she let a shadowy longtime confidante manipulate power from behind the scenes. This would be the first time that a sitting president has been questioned by prosecutors.

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Yonhap quoted a Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office official as saying Sunday that the questioning is most likely to take place later this week.