Fri, Jul 26, 2013 - Page 3 News List

Premier orders task force on flaws in military justice

HUNG DEATH FALLOUT:There is growing support for abolishing the widely criticized military judiciary system altogether and trying military personnel in civilian courts

By Shih Hsiu-chuan and Chris Wang  /  Staff reporters

In related news, senior military prosecutor Major General Tsao Chin-sheng (曹金生) said yesterday that the Supreme Military Court Prosecutors’ Office would file an appeal after its request for the detention of 542nd Brigade Captain Liu Yen-chun (劉延俊) was rejected.

Meanwhile, Kao denied a media report saying the army would offer compensation of NT$100 million (US$3.34 million) to Hung’s family. Kao said he did not know whether the army has talked with Hung’s family about the issue.

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