KMT sees Ma’s indictment as political score-settling

The China Post
Date: March 15, 2017

TAIPEI — Opposition Kuomintang lawmakers on Tuesday described as “political” the indictment of former President Ma Ying-jeou for allegedly abetting in the disclosure of confidential information, while the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said the latest development was expected.

Legislator Wang Yu-min (王育敏), a KMT caucus whip, said the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen had engaged in “all-out” political persecution of Ma since he stepped down on May 20, 2016, adding that politics must be kept out of the judicial system.

However, Legislator Lee Chun-yi (李俊俋), a caucus whip from the ruling DPP, said the development was widely expected and it was a sign that the judicial system had “finally returned to normal”.    [FULL  STORY]

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