Taiwan offers HK murder suspect ‘contact channel’ to expedite return

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/10/24

Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) Taiwan's top official responsible for China affairs on Thursday said the

Chen Ming-tong (陳明通)

government has established a single "contact channel" for a Hong Kong murder suspect to inform them when he is ready to surrender to local authorities.

Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) told a legislative session that following the establishment of the contact channel, Taiwan's government has officially informed the Hong Kong authorities that suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) should use it to inform the Taiwan authorities when he plans to return to the country.

According to Deputy Justice Minister Chen Ming-tang (陳明堂), the channel has been set up by the nation's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) under the Interior Ministry's National Police Agency.

As soon as Chan arrives in Taiwan he will be arrested by police and turned over to prosecutors responsible for investigating his alleged involvement in the murder of his girlfriend Poon Hiu-wing (潘曉穎) when the two were in Taiwan in Feb. 2018, according to Chen Ming-tang.

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