Handcuffed Park Geun-hye
Park Geun-hye, who took office through illegal means and inflicted misfortunes and miseries upon south Korean people for four years, was sent to Seoul detention house on March 31 after the lapse of 21 days since she was impeached.
Park was deprived of the privileges of her former presidency and will face additional investigation of the Prosecution Service and stand trial in custody.
She was derided as ousted president for the first time in history and left a stigma to be brought into custody third in the wake of former presidents Chun Doo-hwan and Rho Tae-woo.
Thirteen accomplices including her closest acquaintance Choi Soon-sil, Lee Chae-young, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., Kim Gi-choon, former presidential chief of staff of Cheongwadae and Cho Yun-sun, former minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism have been confined in Seoul detention house.
The emergency people's action for the resignation of the Park Geun-hye regime, civic organizations and majority of the people welcomed the arrest of Park and asserted it is no wonder that Park is placed under arrest and her arrest is the beginning of eliminating her deep-rooted evils. The opposition parties strongly demanded stern punishment of Park, saying her arrest is due result of law, principle and people’s intention and the first step to build a clean and fair society.
The emergency people's action for the resignation of the Park Geun-hye regime held a rally at Gwanghwamun Plaza, Seoul, on April 1. It called for building a new democratic society in which democracy, equality and fairness are realized.
Park’s confinement is a stern punishment by history and people to her who had resorted to anti-popular policy, abuse of power and graft, pro-US sycophancy and inter-Korean confrontation.