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Ex-transport minister arrested in Taiwan bribery scandal

Ex-transport minister arrested in Taiwan bribery scandal

A former transportation minister was arrested overnight on suspicion of taking bribes, prosecutors said Wednesday, in the latest scandal to blight President Chen Shui-bian's administration.
Kuo Yao-chi, who has not been charged with any offense, was arrested late Tuesday and questioned for several hours. She left the Taipei prosecutors' office early Wednesday morning after paying 600,000 New Taiwan dollars (US$18,000;


Updated : 2021-05-15 06:35 GMT+08:00