Taiwan general Lo Hsien-che held on China spy charges

February 9, 2011 07:23

A Taiwanese general has been detained on suspicion of spying for China – the highest-ranking officer allegedly involved in espionage in decades.

BBC News


Maj Gen Lo Hsien-che was recruited by China in 2004 while he was stationed in Thailand, the defence ministry said.

Local media reported that the authorities raided his home and recovered documents relating to the $1bn (£0.6bn) Po Sheng defence system that Taiwan is purchasing from US defence contractor Lockheed Martin.


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