S Korea president Park Geun-hye 'had role' in scandal
South Korean President Park Geun-hye had a "considerable" role in a corruption scandal involving a close confidante, prosecutors have said.
Speaking after confidante Choi Soon-sil and two aides were charged, Chief Prosecutor Lee Young-ryeol said Ms Park was "involved as a conspirator" but was immune from prosecution.
Ms Park has faced huge protests and opponents have urged her to quit.
Mr Lee said she would be questioned soon.
Ms Park, whose approval rating has dropped to 5%, has apologised twice on national television but has so far resisted calls to resign.
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