Date: Aug 04, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA
Former president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), who has been on medical parole since early January, is to have his parole extended for a further three months, the Ministry of Justice said yesterday.
Chen, who is serving a 20-year sentence for corruption, is to be allowed to continue to receive medical treatment outside prison after his parole expires today, the ministry’s Agency of Corrections said.
Taichung Prison has sent officials to visit Chen regularly since his release from the prison on Jan. 5, and prison officials visited Chen at his residence in Kaohsiung on Monday last week. [FULL STORY]