South Korea’s former president has decided not to appeal her 24-year prison sentence.
Yonhap news agency reported Monday that Park Geun-hye has submitted a waiver to apparently override an appeal filed by her younger sister Friday.
An appeals trial will still be held because prosecutors are seeking a tougher sentence, claiming the ex-president was able to avoid some charges earlier this month.
Park has boycotted all court proceedings, claiming unfair treatment.
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