The prosecution requested a warrant to detain a former Moon Jae-in administration energy minister on charges of abusing his power to shut down the country's second-oldest nuclear reactor.
A Seoul court on Friday turned down a warrant request for the arrest of former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don after prosecutors brought forward another allegation of sexual assault against him.
Prosecutors on Wednesday requested a second arrest warrant for former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don, after the first was denied months ago, raising speculation that new evidence may have emerged regarding allegations of sexual assault against him.
A man who stunned the nation for having allegedly abused his nine-year-old stepdaughter for nearly four years was put behind bars Monday after a court issued a pre-trial detention warrant against him.
A court will decide late today or tomorrow whether Samsung head honcho Lee Jae-yong will be detained in relation to a probe of a controversial 2015 merger that cemented his control over the conglomerate.
Samsung Electronics on Sunday appealed to the press not to release "false" or "speculative" reports centering on Samsung’s de facto leader Lee Jae-yong.
Former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don is being taken to an emergency room at a hospital in Busan on Tuesday. Oh complained of feeling something pressing on his chest while waiting in a police lock-up for a court’s decision