Politics | Park ally at center of graft, influence scandal is detained

Park ally at center of graft, influence scandal is detained

Prosecutors put Choi Soon-sil in emergency custody, citing her unstable state of mind and danger she may destroy evidence or flee

November 1, 2016 1:17 PM (UTC+8)
Choi Soon-sil, who is involved in a political scandal, reacts as she is surrounded by media upon her arrival at a prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea, October 31, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Kim Hong-ji
Choi Soon-sil, who is involved in a political scandal, reacts as she is surrounded by media upon her arrival at a prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea, October 31, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Kim Hong-ji