By: Liu Hsih-yi and Ted Chen
Taipei, June 22 (CNA) Taipei prosecutors on Monday indicted Liu Chi-ju (劉其儒), a retired Air
Force officer who is suspected of serving as a collaborator in a major military espionage network on behalf of China.
Prosecutors said they had earlier indicted a Chinese national named Zhen Xiaojiang (鎮小江), a retired People’s Liberation Army captain who is suspected of having recruited several Air Force officers into his spy ring.
The investigation into Zhen revealed that Liu played an instrumental role in the recruiting of active and retired Air Force officers for the Chinese spy ring.
Liu, who retired from the ROC Air Force with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 2005, is facing charges of violating the National Security Act (國家安全法). However, Liu’s exact whereabouts remains unknown, as he has been residing in China running businesses since his retirement. [FULL STORY]