The China Post
Date: March 15, 2017
By: The China Post news and CNA
TAIPEI, Taiwan — The indictment of former President Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday
made him the third former Republic of China head of state to be prosecuted, after Chen Shui-bian and Lee Teng-hui.
It also means that all of Taiawn’s democratically elected presidents have faced indictment after leaving office.
According to the Taipei District Court, Ma was indicted for allegedly abetting the leaking of confidential information regarding an ongoing criminal investigation.
The information had been obtained from former State Prosecutor-General Huang Shyh-ming (黃世銘) while Ma was in office in September 2013. [FULL STORY]