Former Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian formally detained
2008-11-12 02:21:48 GMT2008-11-12 10:21:48 (Beijing Time)
Former Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian raises his handcuffed hands before being taken to Taipei district court in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan Province, Nov. 11, 2008.(Xinhua Photo)
BEIJING, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- Former Taiwan leader Chen Shui-bian was formally detained early Wednesday for being allegedly involved in overseas money laundering and graft, Taiwan media has reported.
Taipei District Court made the decision after a court hearing that started on Tuesday.