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Samsung heir apologises for son's schooling row

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Jay Y. Lee, the number-two at Samsung Electronics and only son of chairman Lee Kun-Hee, has publicly apologised for a controversy over his own son's entry to an elite school. 

Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee talks to reporters after arriving at an independent counsel's office in Seoul, on February 28, 2008. Jay Y. Lee -- the number-two at Samsung Electronics and only son of chairman Lee Kun-Hee -- has publicly apologised for a controversy over his own son's entry to an elite school.

Prosecutors raided the Younghoon International Middle School on Tuesday on suspicion that it had skewed admission scores to favour certain applicants including, one Seoul city council official alleged, Lee's 13-year-old son.

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