SEOUL, Sept 29 South Korean prosecutors are
considering submitting a second request for an arrest warrant
for Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin, after their first
request was rejected by a Seoul court, wire service Yonhap
reported on Thursday.
Early on Thursday a Seoul Central District Court judge said
the court had rejected an initial request by prosecutors for a
warrant to arrest Shin in connection with a wide-ranging
In its report Yonhap cited a statement by the team
investigating Lotte at Seoul Central District Prosecutors'
Office. A spokesman at the prosecutors' office could not be
immediately reached for comment.
(Reporting by Joyce Lee; Editing by Kenneth Maxwell)