Samsung vice-chairman Jay Y. Lee, otherwise known as Lee Jae-yong. Photo: Reuters

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong was ‘wrongfully’ released from prison, South Korean court rules

  • The Supreme Court ordered the retrial of Lee, who was released last year after serving 353 days in jail in a high-profile corruption case that helped bring down former president Park Geun-hye
  • The decision comes as Samsung battles headwinds caused by global trade disputes and sluggish demand
Topic |   South Korea

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Samsung vice-chairman Jay Y. Lee, otherwise known as Lee Jae-yong. Photo: Reuters
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