However, Lee asked the bureau to provide an electronic record. She also requested the bureau to arrange a brief meeting with Chen Chih-ming if his health permits.
PFP Legislator Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) said that it was impossible for a high-ranking government official like Chen Che-nan to be allowed to conduct an overseas trip if the Presidential Office does not give its permission.
But Ho Jung-tsun (
Deputy Director-General of the National Police Agency Hung Sheng-kun yesterday confirmed that Chen Chih-ming had accompanied Chen Che-nan to Cheju Island.
Hung said that the special police follow and protect the officials they guard, but have no right to ask about the purpose of the officials' activities.
Additional reporting by Rich Chang