Second suspect investigated in spy case

TURNED?Travel records indicate that Major General Hsieh Chia-kang went to Thailand and Malaysia, where he allegedly met with Chinese intelligence agents, prosecutors said

Taipei Times
Date: May 11, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

 

Army Major General Hsieh Chia-kang (謝嘉康), who is being investigated over

Major General Hsieh Chia-kang, left, leaves the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors’ Office on Tuesday after being released on NT$100,000 bail. Photo: Chang Chung-yi, Taipei Times

allegations he leaked classified information on Taiwan’s missile defense systems to China, was released late on Tuesday after posting bail, prosecutors said.

They confirmed that they also questioned a second suspect, retired army colonel Hsin Peng-sheng (辛澎生), who allegedly recruited Hsieh, adding that he was released on bail early yesterday.

Both suspects posted bail of NT$100,000 and have been forbidden from leaving the nation, the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors’ Office said.

Prosecutors said that Hsieh and Hsin were recruited by Chinese intelligence agents and attempted to develop a spy ring in Taiwan, in contravention of the National Security Act (國家安全法).    [FULL  STORY]

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