A close friend of South Korea’s former president has been jailed for three years for corruption, South Korean media report.
Choi Soon-sil was found guilty of soliciting favours for her daughter.
She was a close friend of Park Geun-hye, who was impeached over her alleged involvement in the wide-reaching influence-peddling scandal.
Choi also faces charges that she accepted bribes for Ms Park from business conglomerates.
Ms Park, who is also on trial, has denied all allegations of corruption.
Source: world bbc