Two pretrial of bribery case involving former president Lee Myung-bak of Korea: formal court hearing in May 23rd

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 Two pretrial of bribery case involving former president Lee Myung-bak of Korea: formal court hearing in May 23rd


China and the new network (Xinhua) May 10, according to Yonhap reported, Seoul Central District Court of South Korea 10 on the former president Lee Myung-bak bribery case was second pretrial, sorting out the focus of the debate, preparing for the trial agenda in the future. The court decided to conduct a preliminary hearing on the 17 day of this month, and formally heard the case on 23. Reported that the official trial, the defendant must appear in court. It is reported that Lee Myung-bak will appear in court to demonstrate his position on charges. As Lee Myung-bak agreed to give evidence from the prosecutor as evidence, the process of interrogating witnesses was greatly reduced, so the court decided to hold a court session two times a week. If the counsel and the prosecutor apply for a witness to testify in court later, the court will hold the case three times a week or on the basis of the situation. Lee Myung-bak was suspected of receiving a bribe 700 million won by an intelligence agency through an intelligence agency in the presidents office, receiving $5 million 850 thousand in U. S. litigation fees paid by Samsung Electronics, receiving a 2 billion 250 million won cash and a 12 million 300 thousand won western suit provided by Li Bacheng, President of the Korea Friendship financial holding company, receiving the Dabao group. The bribes provided by former congressmen Jin Xiaonan, ABC business and Nen Zen house and other related bribes amounted to 11 billion 100 million won. In addition, Lee Myung-bak was also suspected of embezzlement of 34 billion 900 million won in the name of the car parts maker DAS, 33 billion 900 million won in the name of his brother in the name of his brother from 1991 to 2007. Source: China News Network Editor: Gu Ying _NN6577