Former President Ma found not guilty in wiretapping case

The China Post
Date: March 28, 2017
By: The China Post news staff

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Former President Ma Ying-jeou has been found not guilty of leaking

(CNA) File photo of former President Ma Ying-jeou.

confidential information or defamation by the Taipei District Court on Tuesday.

Plaintiff Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Ker Chien-ming has vowed to appeal the result.

Ma was indicted earlier in the month for violating the Communication Security and Surveillance Act and the Control Act.

Ker’s lawyer said the court’s decision was unacceptable and that the lawmaker would absolutely appeal the case.

The DPP issued a statement saying that the former president had interfered with the judicial process and brought harm to the nation’s Constitution and political stability. The party stated that it looked forward to the administration of justice.    [SOURCE]

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