Former South Korean President released from prison 18 years ahead of schedule

Park Geun-hye's presidential powers were suspended back in & nbsp; 2017 in & nbsp; as a result of impeachment.

In & nbsp; 2018, Park Geun-hye & nbsp; was found guilty of & nbsp; disclosing state secrets, extortion, abuse of power and & nbsp; taking bribes. She was also ordered to pay a fine of & nbsp; 18 billion won (about & nbsp; 17.5 & nbsp; million dollars). Initially, she was & nbsp; sentenced to & nbsp; 30 years in prison, but & nbsp; and then reduced both the & nbsp; term and & nbsp; the amount of the fine.



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