Township head sentenced to 11 years for corruption

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/06/30
By: Amy Huang and Kuo Chung-han

Taipei, June 30 (CNA) Chen Chi-te (陳其德), former Jinsha Township head, was sentenced

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

to 11 years in jail and deprivation of citizen’s rights for six years for corruption by Fuchien Kinmen District Court on Thursday.

Chen received NT$280,000 (US$8,693) in return for helping a woman stow away on a ship bound for China’s Xiamen City, when he was a policeman in 2012.

The district court said Chen’s NT$280,000 in bribe money will be confiscated.

Chen served as Jinsha Township head from December 2014 to April 2016, when he was detained by the prosecutors.     [FULL  STORY]

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