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A South Korean court Thursday dismissed anarrest warrant request for the head of the Samsung Group, in a case that couldaffect the impeachment trial of President Park Geun-hye.

Jay Y. Lee, the vice chairman of SamsungElectronics Co. was held for 14 hours in a detention facility before the SeoulCentral District Court ruled there was not enough evidence at this time tojustify prosecutors' charges of bribery, embezzlement and perjury.

The court's decision to reject arrest warrant is very regrettable,but we will steadily continue the investigation by taking necessarymeasures," said a spokesman of the prosecutor's office.

Lee is suspected of paying President Park'sinfluential friend Choi Soon-sil $36 million in return for the president's helpto secure the approval of a state-run pension fund for a 2015 merger of twoSamsung affiliates.

The court's decision on the Samsung casecould be a setback for prosecutors in the presidential impeachment trial alsounderway.

(From VOA)

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