By: P. C. Tsai and Lillian Lin
Taipei, Aug. 29 (CNA) A former People’s Liberation Army (PLA) officer Zhen Xiaojiang (鎮小江) and the spy ring he recruited who were indicted by the Taipei District prosecutors for violating the National Security Act will be sentenced on Sept. 1.
After months of investigations, the Taipei District Prosecutors’Office found that Zhen came to Taiwan in the name of sight-seeing but had actually sought to develop a network for espionage.
Zhen was found to have recruited, among others, a retired army major-general Hsu Nai-chuan (許乃權), who had run for the Kinmen County Magistrate’s office, but failed, and a retired air force colonel Chou Chih-li (周自立). [FULL STORY]