It was reported that female cadres in Ping county government were harassed by high-ranking generals during the military meal, and the county government emphasized that female cadres must be defended.

(Photo by reporter Luo Xinzhen)

[Reporter Luo Xinzhen/Pingtung Report] Major General Zhuang Youkai, Deputy Commander of the Eighth Army Corps of the Army Command, and Colonel Zhuang Wenhe, Commander of the Pingtung County Reserve Command, attended the dinner ceremony of the Pingtung County Government this month. Regarding the incident of harassment of female cadres in Ping County, the Pingtung County Government announced this afternoon (16th) that the county government will definitely defend the women involved, and the top military officials have apologized.

The Pingtung County Government stated today that it receives military assistance from the Gaoping area in disaster relief every year. Therefore, at the end of the year, the county government will host a dinner for the main military cadres, and the county magistrate will lead relevant department heads to participate.

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The Ping county government stated that the county government will definitely defend the female cadres in response to the harassment incident during the dinner that made the female cadres unhappy. At present, the case is in progress according to the procedures. I apologize and promise to deal with it in the most serious way.

In response to this incident, the Army also stated earlier today that two officers, including the deputy commander of the Eighth Army Corps Command and the commander of the Pingtung County Reserve Command, attended a local civil dinner a few days ago and were complained about their inappropriate behavior. The Army Command was informed Later, he attached great importance to it, and immediately recruited legal and inspectors to clarify the evidence. The two have now been transferred from their current posts. They will be severely punished and pursued according to the investigation results, and will not be taken lightly.