Sexual abuse of air force officer

South Korean air force officer's death sees 15 people charged

Dozens of air force officials will also face disciplinary action, including for trying to cover up the case.

It had sparked a public outcry and the air force chief resigned in June.

Separately, a court ruled the military had unlawfully discriminated against a transgender soldier who was forced to quit and was later found dead at home.

The cause of death of Byun Hee-soo, South Korea's first transgender soldier, has not officially been given but it is reported she took her own life.