Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea on bribery charges

Friday, 17 February 2017
Samsung’s heir apparent Lee Jae-yong has been placed under arrest in South Korea, accused of bribery and other charges, the media reported. The case is linked to a scandal that led to the impeachment of the country’s President Park Geung-hye, BCC reported on Friday. Lee is currently vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics. But...

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