S.Korean court says approves warrant for arrest of ousted leader Park Geun-hye

South Korean Presidential Blue House | Getty Images

In this handout photo released by the South Korean Presidential Blue House, South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye attends the emergency cabinet meeting at the presidential office on December 9, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea.

A South Korean court said on Friday it had approved a warrant to arrest ousted president Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in March over allegations of bribery.

Park can be held in a cell for up to 20 days while she is investigated on charges including bribery and abuse of presidential power.


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