Lee Myung-hee (centre) leaves court after her trial in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
Lee Myung-hee (centre) leaves court after her trial in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
South Korea

Mother of Korean Air ‘nut rage’ heiress gets suspended sentence for assaulting staff

  • Lee Myung-hee, 70, was given a two-year jail sentence suspended for three years on the grounds the fact that the victims did not want her to be punished
  • She faced multiple allegations of assault against her employees including kicking, slapping, and throwing a pair of scissors

Lee Myung-hee (centre) leaves court after her trial in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
Lee Myung-hee (centre) leaves court after her trial in Seoul. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
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