Anti-vote-buying task force set up in Taipei ahead of election

Want China Times
Date: 2015-08-18

A joint law-enforcement task force was created in Taipei on Monday to prevent

The Taiwan Ministry of Justice's homepage. (Internet photo)

The Taiwan Ministry of Justice’s homepage. (Internet photo)

vote-buying or other illicit activities in the city during campaigning for national elections in January 2016.

The “Task Force to Investigate Election Bribery and Violence” was jointly organized by the Taipei District Prosecutors Office, the Taipei office of the Investigation Bureau under the Ministry of Justice, and the Taipei City Police Department.

Integrating police, prosecutors and officials in charge of civil service ethics, the panel will be deployed to investigate alleged vote-buying activities and protect voters and candidates from threats of violence, the Taipei District Prosecutors office said in a statement.     [FULL  STORY]

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