S. Korea president's lawyers say no grounds for impeachment

South Korea prosecutors intend to raid the offices of impeached President Park Geun-HyeThe impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has no legal foundation, her lawyers argued Friday, as they submitted their defence against her ouster to the country’s highest court. The case is now being considered by the Constitutional Court which has 180 days to rule on the validity of the impeachment that charged Park with multiple criminal and constitutional violations — ranging from bribery to abuse of power. Submitting a 24-page rebuttal to the court, one of Park’s lawyers, Lee Joong-Hwan, said the charges lacked any evidential grounds.

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