Prosecutors took away a Presidential Office employee for questioning yesterday about the leaking of sensitive documents shortly before President Ma Ying-jeou's inauguration last year.
Taipei Chief Prosecutor Huang Mou-hsin turned up at the Presidential Office building with a warrant yesterday to search the offices of a specialist named as Wang Jen-ping, and took away Wang and four paper bags, the Presidential Office said. The investigators' visit was the first-ever search of the building by the judiciary, media reported.
Wang was suspected of violations of the National Security Act by leaking documents concerning Ma's inauguration, according to the Presidential Office. Initial media reports mentioned Wang passed the documents to China.