South Korea's former Justice Minister Cho Kuk was indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including bribery, according to local media reports.
Prosecutors in the capital Seoul charged Cho, once a senior aide to President Moon Jae-in, with 11 alleged offenses, including obstruction of business and document forgery, Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency reported.
The indictment follows a months-long investigation into “suspicions of academic and financial wrongdoing” by Cho and his family, Yonhap said.
Prosecutors did not demand his detention, it added.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.