Guo Maoliang, the former chairman of the Kanding Township Congress, was imprisoned for corruption and sentenced for violating the election and strike law.
[Reporter Li Lifa/Pingtung Report] Guo Maoliang, the former chairman of the Kanding Township Congress, who was sentenced for corruption and is serving his sentence, was found to have tried to take bribes to intervene in the election of the Township Congress chairman and vice-chairman before being imprisoned, Pingtung After the trial by the District Court, today he was sentenced to 2 years in prison and deprived of public rights for 2 years for the crime of attempted bribery in violation of the Law on the Election and Recall of Public Officials, subject to appeal.
Guo Maoliang, a non-party member, was suspected of accepting personnel bribes during his tenure as the chairman of the Kanding Township Congress. He was sentenced to 7 years and 8 months in prison in the first and second trials according to the Corruption Crime Regulations, deprived of public rights for 5 years, and was sentenced to 3 concurrent sentences for violating many government procurement laws. Years in prison and fined by Yike. The Supreme Court rejected the appeal decision on June 23, 2021.
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The Pingtung District Court today ruled that Guo Maoliang was confirmed by the Pingtung County Government to remove his authority on June 23, 2021. Guo Ming knew that the chairman of the 21st Kanding Township Congress would be vacant, and the position of vice chairman would be linked. After learning that the township representatives Luo Kunlong, Cai Meiyu, Zhuang Zongwen and others were candidates for the by-election of the chairman and vice chairman, they intended to make a profit. In June and July 2021, they told Luo Kunlong, Cai Meiyu, Zhuang Zongwen and others respectively that if they pay 700,000 yuan ( It was later reduced to 500,000 yuan), 145,000 yuan, 200,000 yuan, or 400,000 yuan, and they will arrange for villagers to vote for the chairman or vice-chairman, but they were rejected by the three people And failed.
The collegial panel of the Pingtung District Court held that Guo Maoliang tried to bribe the chairman and vice-chairman of the Kanding Township Congress, corrupting the election atmosphere, and shirked responsibility after committing the crime. He showed no remorse, and was sentenced to 2 years in prison for violating the election strike law. , deprived of public rights for 2 years.