Kenya deports 45 Taiwanese suspected of fraud back to mainland China

April 13, 2016 7:21 AM

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Kenya deports 45 Taiwanese suspected of fraud back to mainland China

Kenyan police will deport 45 Taiwanese to mainland China where they face investigation for fraud, Chinese state media said on Wednesday after Taipei blasted Beijing for "abducting" its citizens.

Taipei said this week that Beijing had "illegally" pressured authorities in Nairobi to deport eight of its citizens to the mainland after they had been cleared of fraud charges in Kenya, in a case that has inflamed passions in Taiwan.

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