Wang sues Tuan over housing claims

MILITARY APARTMENTS:The KMT vice presidential candidate and the DPP lawmaker were at loggerheads over the number of properties and transactions she had made

Taipei Times
Date:  Dec 03, 2015
By: Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) vice presidential candidate Jennifer Wang (王如玄)

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) vice presidential candidate Jennifer Wang presses the bell to file charges against Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Tuan Yi-kang, not pictured, outside the Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office yesterday.  Photo: CNA

Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) vice presidential candidate Jennifer Wang presses the bell to file charges against Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Tuan Yi-kang, not pictured, outside the Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office yesterday. Photo: CNA

yesterday filed a slander lawsuit against Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Tuan Yi-kang (段宜康) over allegations of illegal speculative sales of military housing units.

“Before I assumed public office [as minister of the Council of Labor Affairs in 2008,] I did make investments in real estate. However, all of my property transactions were reported in accordance with the law,” Wang said after filing the charges at the Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office yesterday afternoon. “I might not be a perfect person, but I am without doubt a law-abiding citizen.”

Wang said she decided to resort to the law to defend her innocence after being subjected to various mudslinging attacks, apologizing to the public for stirring up so much social tumult recently.     [FULL  STORY]

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