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China confirmed Wednesday it was detaining a Taiwanese male who reportedly despatched again images of Chinese paramilitary law enforcement massing equipment near the Hong Kong border final thirty day period.

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Lee Meng-chu is under investigation on suspicion of participating in felony action hazardous to countrywide protection, reported Ma Xiaoguang, the spokesman for Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Business. He did not deliver further more particulars.

Lee went lacking on Aug. twenty following he sent photographs of paramilitary police to the mayor of Fangliao, a compact fishing group in southern Taiwan. The mayor, Archer Chen, said he tried using to contact Lee later in the working day but could not get via.

Lee frequently traveled to China and was a volunteer marketing consultant for the township to enable endorse its global affairs, Chen explained.

Taiwan’s official Central Information Agency has reported Lee apparently despatched pictures to his brother, as well.

The paramilitary police drills in Shenzhen fueled speculation that China might use its People’s Armed Law enforcement to crush professional-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous territory. Shenzhen lies just in excess of Hong Kong’s border with mainland China.