Foreign ministry confirms 25 nationals sent to China from Cambodia

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/06/27
By: Tai Ya-chen and S.C. Chang

Taipei, June 27 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Monday that 25 Taiwanese who 201606270031t0001were arrested in Cambodia on charges of telecom fraud have been transported to China.

They were among 81 suspects arrested in Cambodia and Laos who have been sent to China on June 24, according to police authorities in China. The Taiwanese were arrested on June 13, 18 and 19.

The Chinese authorities have informed Taiwan of the repatriation in accordance with the cross-strait agreement on joint efforts to combat crime, said the ministry.

The Chinese police cited a “relevant consensus” with Taiwan as saying these Taiwanese suspects were brought to China based on the the principle of striking at crime, protecting the interests of the victims, and realizing judicial justice.     [FULL  STORY]

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