KMT representative charged over violence, humiliation
The China Post News staff
December 3, 2013, 12:08 am TWN
The Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office yesterday pressed charges against Wang Kui-fen (王貴芬), the Kuomintang's (KMT) Lujhu Township Representative, over accusations of causing bodily harm and humiliation of others.
Wang was accused of causing bodily harm, violence and humiliation in pubic. The indictment indicates that Wang had committed numerous inappropriate deeds in the hospital, and to prevent similar incidents from happening in the future, Wang should go to trial.
Wang made a phone call a few days ago to Chang Gung Memorial Hospital where her father was hospitalized to inquire about his condition. As she was not pleased with the attitude of the nurse surnamed Li who answered the phone. Wang went directly to the hospital to find Li and reportedly slapped her in the face twice.
Li then filed a lawsuit against Wang, who was then freed on bail of NT$100,000. Wang tried to give an apology to Li on Nov. 29, but she was off duty on that day. Wang yesterday apologized again to Li, and stressed that she would respect the justice system and would deeply reflect on her behaviors.
Since the incident in the hospital surfaced, another person reported that Wang slapped a secretary, an accusation which was vehemently denied by Wang.