Digital Desk, Seoul. Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye is currently serving a 22-year prison sentence for corruption. She will now remain in a hospital till February 2022 due to multiple ailments. The Ministry of Justice gave this information on Monday.
According to the ministry, when he was admitted to a hospital in southern Seoul on November 22, Park had planned to stay there for about a month, but doctors say he needed to be treated for back, shoulder and other ailments. Will have to stay at least six more weeks. This year, 69-year-old Park was hospitalized three times because of his chronic shoulder and lower back pain, Yonhap News Agency reports.
He had shoulder surgery in 2019. Park has been serving a 22-year prison sentence since March 2017 after being impeached and removed from office on far-reaching corruption charges and a scandal. The former leader is expected to return to the Seoul Detention Center in February until he is pardoned or allowed to stay the sentence.
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