S.Korea prosecutor to decide 'soon' whether to seek arrest warrant for Samsung's Lee

January 13, 2017 04:32


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SEOUL, Jan 13 - South Korea's special prosecutors' office said on Friday it will decide "soon" whether to seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee, who was questioned for more than 22 hours over suspicions including bribery.

Lee Kyu-chul, a spokesman for the special prosecutors' office investigating the influence-peddling scandal that has engulfed President Park Geun-hye, said Lee would not be summoned for questioning again.

He said Jay Y. Lee had denied some of the suspicions against him but had admitted to others. The spokesman declined to elaborate.

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