Seoul, March 14 (IANS) South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday said they planned to summon former President Park Geun-hye this week for questioning over a corruption scandal for which she was impeached.
Park will be summoned as a suspect over allegations that she colluded with her friend Choi Soon-sil to extort money from Samsung Group, Yonhap News Agency reported.
“We will decide tomorrow (Wednesday) when to summon former President Park and inform her,” an official of a special prosecutors told the media.
“We will let you know once we are prepared.”
The decision comes after Park was dismissed by a court last week over the scandal and thus stripped of her presidential immunity from criminal prosecution.