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Danish court to decide on extradition of South Korean woman

AP  |  Aalborg 

A Danish has started proceedings to decide whether the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's ousted president can be extradited to face prosecution in her home country.

The 20-year-old Chung Yoo-ra is the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, who is jailed in on suspicion of bribery and receiving favors from companies in return for manipulating affairs.

Chung Soo-ra, who is wanted as part of the corruption investigation, was arrested in Aalborg, northern Denmark, on January 1 on an international warrant.

A lower last month determined that all conditions for her extradition request had been Wednesday's appeal hearing was scheduled to last one day.

President Park Geun-hye was removed from office last month on allegations that she colluded with Choi.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 13:42 IST