China News Service, June 28. According to Yonhap News Agency, on the 27th, former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, who was detained in Anyang Prison in Gyeonggi Province, was again admitted to the hospital for examination and treatment due to illness.

Data map: In July 2012, then South Korean President Lee Myung-bak apologized to the public for the corrupt behavior of his brother and cronies.

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  According to reports, Li Mingbo has been "released" from prison many times for medical treatment due to diabetes and other diseases. Last year, he went to the hospital three times because of this. He was also admitted to the hospital for examination twice in January and February this year.

  On the other hand, the Suwon District Prosecutor's Office will review Lee Myung-bak's application for execution outside prison on the grounds of health at the beginning of the month on June 28. If the execution is approved, Lee Myung-bak will be released from prison that night.

  Lee Myung-bak was born in 1941 and served as President of South Korea from 2008 to 2013.

In October 2020, Lee Myung-bak was sentenced to 17 years in prison on suspicion of corruption and bribery, and was fined 13 billion won and 5.78 billion won in criminal proceeds.