Focus Taiwan: DPP distances itself from supporter of pro-DPP cyber army

Taipei, Dec. 3 (CNA) The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Tuesday distanced itself from a DPP-linked figure who was indicted Tuesday for having an internet troll insult Taiwan’s office in Osaka, criticism that may have contributed to the suicide of the office’s chief.

DPP spokeswoman Lee Yen-jong (李晏榕) said the behavior of Slow Yang (楊蕙如) was her own doing and had nothing to do with the party.

The DPP fully respects the prosecutor’s decision to hand down the indictment, she said.

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