Two detained in Kaohsiung bomb case

CRITICAL CONDITION: An interior design company owner was admitted to hospital with burns covering about 60 percent of his body after opening a package left for him

Taipei Times
Date: May 17, 2019
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

Police yesterday detained two suspects for questioning in relation to a letter bomb

CCTV footage shows a man surnamed Tai, a suspect in a mail bomb case, carrying a box in Kaohsiung on Tuesday.Photo: Copy by Huang Liang-chieh, Taipei Times

explosion in Kaohsiung that severely injured an interior design company owner surnamed Feng (馮), with preliminary investigations indicating that it was likely because of a financial dispute.

A woman surnamed Chung (鍾), 42, and a man surnamed Tai (戴), 62, were detained and later listed as suspects after raids in Pingtung and New Taipei City.

After being transferred to the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors’ Office for questioning, Chung is facing attempted murder and related charges.

A bail court judge granted prosecutors’ their request to detain Chung on restricted communication, while Tai was taken to Kaohsiung for questioning last night.

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