South Korea's special prosecutor's office has said it's planning to indict Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong on further charges beyond the initial bribery charge. A spokesman said the charges against Lee relate to the broader process of leadership succession at Samsung. 48-year-old Lee was taken into custody earlier in the day and will be summoned for questioning on Saturday. Lee is accused of paying nearly 40 million US dollars in bribes to Park's confidante Choi Soon-sil to secure policy favors but narrowly avoided being formally arrested last month. From Seoul, CGTN’s Joseph Kim has more.

2017-02-17 17:25:24

By Wang Yunmiao