Danish police pick daughter of President Park's friend in connection with graft probe
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Danish police pick daughter of President Park’s friend in connection with graft probe

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Danish police pick daughter of President Park's friend in connection with graft probe

The daughter of Choi Soon-sil, friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been arrested by Danish police.

Choi’s daughter, Chung Yoo-ra was arrested for her connection in an influence-peddling scandal with her mother at the centre of the controversy which has engulfed Park’s presidency.

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Chung, an equestrian rider who trained in Germany, was arrested for staying illegally in the northern Danish city of Aalborg, South Korean police said. Her arrest was first reported by South Korean broadcaster JTBC.

She faces several charges in South Korea, where authorities have been working to invalidate her passport. They had asked German prosecutors for information about her whereabouts and financial assets.

 

 

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