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Samsung chief allowed home, prosecutor vows to stay on the case

But he is still likely to face charges of bribery, embezzlement and perjury, say legal analysts
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 05:50

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Mr Lee left the Seoul Detention Centre without talking to reporters, having been held overnight as the court deliberated whether to grant the arrest warrant.

Seoul

A SOUTH Korean court on Thursday denied a special prosecutor clearance to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country's largest conglomerate, amid a graft scandal that has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.

But Jay Y Lee, who has led Samsung since his father

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