November 30, 2016 / 7:25 AM / 9 months ago

South Korea's Park names prosecutor to probe corruption scandal

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday appointed a special prosecutor to head an independent investigation of a corruption scandal engulfing her presidency, her office said.

Park Young-soo, who is not related to the president, was one of two veteran former prosecutors nominated by opposition parties and will lead a team of investigators looking into the case.

Reporting by Jack Kim; Editing by Robert Birsel

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