The Control Yuan yesterday censured the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Justice, Taipei District Prosecutors' Office and the Taipei municipal police bureau for their role in the investigation of a controversial cult leader.
Sung Chi-li (
Sung's followers include Kaohsiung Mayor Frank Hsieh (
"The Control Yuan members ordered corrective measures for the Ministry of Interior because of flawed handling in revoking the legitimacy of the Sung Chi-li Association (
"The ministry obviously announced the revocation as a result of Sung's case being widely reported by local media," the report concluded.
The district public prosecutors' office was censured because the chief prosecutor in the case, Hsueh Wei-ping (
The Control Yuan investigation also concluded that Hou You-yi (
The report also accused the two police administrators of searching Sung's headquarters without a search warrant and improperly accounting for impounded property.