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Taiwan's president asks constitutional court to stop wife's embezzlement trial

Taiwan's president asks constitutional court to stop wife's embezzlement trial

Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian asked the island's top constitutional body on Thursday to stop his wife's embezzlement trial because it would lead to the publication of state secrets, the Presidential Office said.
At the start of the trial on Dec. 15, first lady Wu Shu-chen pleaded not guilty to charges that she and three presidential aides skimmed 14.8 million New Taiwan dollars (US$450,000;


Updated : 2021-06-19 09:17 GMT+08:00