Samsung Group says will do best to ensure truth revealed in court

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  • Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, leaves for the Seoul Central District Court at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea, February 16, 2017. Koo Yoon-sung/News1 via REUTERS

    Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, leaves for the Seoul Central District Court at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea, February 16, 2017. Koo Yoon-sung/News1 via REUTERS (Copyright Reuters 2017)

  • Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, February 16, 2017.   Shin Wong-soo/News1 via REUTERS

    Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, February 16, 2017. Shin Wong-soo/News1 via REUTERS (Copyright Reuters 2017)

  • FILE PHOTO - Lee Boo-jin, daughter of Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee and president and chief executive of Hotel Shilla, arrives to preside over the annual general meeting of the hotel stockholders in Seoul March 16, 2012.     REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won/File Photo

    FILE PHOTO - Lee Boo-jin, daughter of Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee and president and chief executive of Hotel Shilla, arrives to preside over the annual general meeting of the hotel stockholders in Seoul March 16, 2012. REUTERS/Lee ... Jae-Won/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2017)

Samsung Group said on Friday it will do its best to ensure that the truth is revealed in future court proceedings, after the arrest of its chief, Jay Y. Lee.

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Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament to impeach President Park Geun-hye, in a blow to the world's biggest maker of smartphones.

(Reporting by Joyce Lee; Editing by Lincoln Feast)