Prosecutors are seeking a 15-year prison term if Lee Myung-bak is convicted. Photo: AP

Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak granted US$885,000 bail in corruption case

  • Lee, 77, was arrested nearly a year ago and is on trial over allegations of bribery, embezzlement and tax evasion
  • Lee was permitted to return home after he accepted strict monitoring conditions that resemble a house arrest
Topic |   South Korea

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Prosecutors are seeking a 15-year prison term if Lee Myung-bak is convicted. Photo: AP
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