By: S.Y.Liu and Lilian Wu
Taipei, June 5 (CNA) Six convicts who killed a combined nine people in cold blood
were executed on Friday, the Ministry of Justice confirmed.
Justice Minister Lo Ying-shay (羅瑩雪) signed the execution orders on Thursday for the six death row inmates put to death on Friday, the ministry said.
Three of the inmates were being held in Taipei prison and the others were incarcerated in Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung prisons.
It was the second time Lo approved the execution of death row convicts since she assumed her post in September 2013. She last signed an execution order in April 2014. [FULL STORY]