Date: May 31, 2015
By: Abraham Gerber / Staff reporter
Taipei plans to revise its system of keeping tabs on dangerous people, Taipei Mayor
Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday after the slaying of an eight-year-old student at an elementary school in the capital’s Beitou District (北投) on Friday.
Ko said the case raised questions about whether the city’s system should be expanded, given that it had not picked up murder suspect Kung Chung-an (龔重安) before the attack.
A review would be conducted once more was known about Kung’s social network and mental state, Ko added.
Problems revealed by the case focused more on prevention rather than the city’s response, Ko said, adding that city officers deserved a grade of 99 percent for their efficiency in handling the case. [FULL STORY]