The constitutional court is holding its first official hearing in the case, but has never previously ousted a president.

South Korea's President Park Guen-hye was suspended in early December following accusations of corruption.
South Korea's President Park Guen-hye was suspended in early December following accusations of corruption. (TRT World and Agencies)

South Korea's constitutional court is holding its first official hearing into the country's presidential impeachment case.

President Park Guen-hye was suspended in early December following accusations of corruption. The scandal has gripped South Korea and led to massive public demonstrations calling for Park's removal from office.

U-Jean Jung is in Seoul where the hearing is taking place.

Source: TRTWorld and agencies