Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to face verdict in bribery trial

A South Korean court is to rule on Friday on corruption charges against Lee Jae-yong.

    A South Korean court is to rule on Friday on corruption charges against Lee Jae-yong.

    He is the billionaire head of Samsung Group.

    The verdict follows a six-month trial in a nationwide bribery scandal that triggered the forced dismissal of the country's president, Park Geun-hye, from office.

    Al Jazeera’s Kathy Novak reports from Seoul.


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