Military officers in spy case released on bail

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 11, 2015
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

Two air force officers accused of spying for China, retired Colonel Ke Chi-hsien (葛季賢) and

Former air force colonel Ke Chi-hsien, center, is escorted by investigation bureau officers yesterday as he is taken to the Taipei District Court for questioning in connection with his alleged involvement in a Chinese spy ring in Taiwan.  Photo: Wang Min-wei, Taipei Times

Former air force colonel Ke Chi-hsien, center, is escorted by investigation bureau officers yesterday as he is taken to the Taipei District Court for questioning in connection with his alleged involvement in a Chinese spy ring in Taiwan. Photo: Wang Min-wei, Taipei Times

Lieutenant Colonel Lou Wen-ching (樓文卿), were released on bail of NT$200,000 (US$6,4 02) last night after being taken for questioning at the Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office.

After admitting to having been recruited as members of a spy ring and passing on classified military information to China, Ke and Lou were granted bail and released, but prohibited from exiting the country, prosecutors said.

The two men were transferred to the custody of Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office yesterday afternoon, after being detained and questioned on Thursday by officers from the Ministry of Justice’s Investigation Bureau (MJIB) section in charge of national security matters.     [FULL  STORY]

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