The Kao Chia-yu case continues to snowball, with her ex-boyfriend using a cyberarmy to try to change public opinion. Premier Su Tseng-chang says Taiwan is a democratically ruled country and anyone that breaks the law will face consequences.
The Kao Chia-yu assault case continues to snowball, with her ex-boyfriend Lin Bing-shu found to be using a cyberarmy to try to shift public opinion. On the 6th, Premier Su Tseng-chang said Taiwan is a democratic country, and anyone that breaks the law will face the consequences.
Su Tseng-chang, ROC Premier: “The case should be thoroughly investigated. You can't use technology to hurt other people. I hope relevant agencies will do what they're supposed to do.”
Tsai Ching-hsiang, Justice Minister: “I think if any violations are found, our prosecutors, police, and investigators will investigate and enforce the law in accordance with the law.”
Justice Minister Tsai Ching-hsiang also said the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office is handling the case and pursuing all leads. Kao's attorney, meanwhile, said a letter and video Kao was forced to record and write under duress have been handed over to the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office.
Lee Yung-yu, Kao Chia-yu's Lawyer: “(Kao) was forced to make this video and write this letter under duress. The video and letter have been handed over to the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office.”
Nieh Chung, Deputy Chief Prosecutor, New Taipei District Prosecutors Office: “Around 8:45 a.m., personnel from the law office contacted the clerk and handed over some evidence that will be transferred to us.”
As for reports that Lin has ties to the National Security Council, the NSC said it finds it deeply regrettable that people say things without proof and all council affairs are conducted in accordance with the law.