S. Korea’s ex-justice minister gets 2 years’ jail for forgery

A FORMER South Korean justice minister who had once been a strong presidential hopeful was sentenced to two years in prison today for falsifying academic documents of his children.

Cho Kuk, a former aide to ex-president Moon Jae-in, was once considered a rising political star who was expected to run to succeed his boss when he was named to lead the powerful justice ministry in 2019.