A former South Korean spy chief was sent to prison Feb. 9 after being found guilty of ordering anonline campaign to support then-ruling party candidate and current President Park Geun-hye ahead of the 2012 presidential election, court officials said.
The Seoul High Court sentenced Won Sei-hoon to three years in prison foran election law and another law banning the from local politics, said court spokesman Chae Dong-soo. The NIS did not have an immediate comment. (AP)
The Japan Times ST: February 20, 2015