Accounting officials handling the special allowance funds of prominent member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will be questioned next week in a probe into alleged misuse of the funds, a special investigation panel under the Supreme Prosecutors Office said yesterday.
Chen Yun-nan (
The prosecutors have been examining evidence since then, he said.
"The prosecutors have yet to summon any of the defendants to explain their use of the funds," he said.
Former Taipei mayor Ma Ying-jeou (
Prosecutor Hou Kuan-jen (
Meanwhile, in a similar probe of Tainan Mayor Hsu Tain-tsair's (
The Supreme Prosecutors Office will convene a meeting of the prosecutors next month to decide upon a consistent definition of the nature of the funds, Chen said.
However, the panel would investigate each case based solely on facts and evidence, he said.
Any consensus reached at the meeting would be used only as a point of reference and would not affect the probes now underway, he said.