Two Taiwan soldiers arrested for killing Vietnamese prostitute

Asia-Pacific News
Apr 11, 2009, 2:32 GMT

– Monsters and Critics –

Taipei – Two Taiwan naval personnel have been arrested for armed robbery which left one Vietnamese prostitute dead and another injured, Taiwan press said Saturday.

Tseng Shao-tzu and Liang Poh-yu, both 20, committed the armed burglary and murder Friday in Kaohsiung City, south Taiwan, near the Tsoying Naval Base.

They face a court martial and the death penalty, if found guilty, several newspapers reported.

According to the China Times, Tseng and Liang became acquainted with Le Kim-phuong, 34, a Vietnamese woman running an underground brothel in her apartment near the base. Continue reading