Lawmakers pan MND over security lapse

DETAINED:The man who entered the MND compound reportedly said that he will assassinate the defense minister and has a history of mental illness, police said

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 15, 2017 
By: Alison Hsiao / Staff reporter

Lawmakers across party lines yesterday criticized the Ministry of National Defense (MND) for a lapse in security after a man on Thursday climbed over the wall around the ministry building, live-streaming the incident on the Internet for nearly 10 minutes before he was detained.

The man, surnamed Wu (吳), livestreamed the incident on Facebook, showing him walking in front of the Heng Shan Military Command Center’s gates.

Wu left the premises after a guard yelled at him.
Wu walked along the wall to the back of the ministry building and climbed over it.

He wandered around inside the ministry compound and pretended to be a new recruit when he met a staffer.    [FULL  STORY]

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