Lawyers are petitioning a Korean court for the release of Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo from prison. Chung has been held in solitary confinement at the Seoul Detention Center since his April 28 indictment on embezzlement charges. Attorneys from the prestigious law firm of Kim & Chang submitted an application for bail today (May 26), citing Chung’s advanced age of 68 and health conditions, including high blood pressure, plus the adverse impact of his incarceration on ...

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