Prosecuting 8 officials of the Central management level
April 27th, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption to discuss and give advice on how to handle cases and cases that fall under the Steering Committee’s supervision and direction from now on. 21st session of the Board to date.
According to the report at the meeting, from the beginning of the year until now, the prosecution agencies nationwide have prosecuted and investigated 1,264 cases out of 2,038 accused, prosecuted 742 cases/1,594 accused, and tried first-instance trial of 737 cases/1,567. defendants for crimes of corruption, economy, position, in which, 125 new cases were prosecuted, 259 defendants were accused of corruption.
Particularly for the cases under the Steering Committee to monitor and direct, 4 new cases of 23 defendants were prosecuted, 7 new defendants were prosecuted in 3 cases, and additional charges were filed against 4 defendants in 2 cases. judgment.
End of investigation and additional investigation of 5 cases/134 defendants; prosecuted 3 cases/34 defendants; First-instance trial of 2 cases/14 defendants, appellate trial of 1 case/4 defendants.
In which, prosecuted and investigated many large, particularly serious and complicated cases, such as:
The case “Embezzlement of property; Abuse of positions and powers while performing official duties and Violation of regulations on bidding causing serious consequences” occurred at Military Medical Academy, Ministry of National Defense; The case “Embezzlement of property; Abuse of positions and powers while performing official duties” occurred at the Vietnam Coast Guard Command; The case “Giving bribes; Receiving bribes” occurred at the Consular Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of related agencies; The case of “Stock market manipulation” occurred at the Group Joint Stock Company FLC; The case “Scam to appropriate property” occurred at Tan Hoang Minh Hotel Service and Trading Co., Ltd.
Prosecutors have prosecuted 8 officials of the central management level (1 deputy minister; 1 former deputy minister; 1 former chairman of the provincial People’s Committee; 5 general-level officers in the armed forces).
The Central Inspection Committee urgently inspected, detected, handled and recommended the Central Executive Committee, the Politburo, and the Secretariat to take disciplinary action against the 14 central officials.
Through the inspection, the Inspectorate has transferred 65 cases with criminal signs to the investigation agency for consideration and handling in accordance with the law; Through inspection and settlement of complaints and denunciations, 13 cases and 18 corrupt subjects were discovered.
The State Audit has provided 31 audit files and reports to the authorities to serve the investigation, inspection and supervision…
The work of recovering assets lost and appropriated in corruption, economic and negative cases continues to receive attention; From the beginning of the year until now, the prosecuting agencies have temporarily seized, distrained assets, blocked accounts, prevented transactions of assets valued at over VND 2,050 billion and many other valuable assets; Civil judgment enforcement agencies have recovered nearly 4,000 billion VND.
Bringing 5 new cases into the category of the Central Steering Committee to monitor and direct
Regarding the tasks in the coming time, the Standing Committee of the Steering Committee requested all levels of Party committees, party organizations and functional agencies to continue to promote further in the fight against corruption and negativity; proactively attack and strictly handle corrupt, negative and degrading acts among cadres, party members, civil servants and public employees.
Specifically, the proceedings-conducting agencies should strengthen coordination, remove difficulties and obstacles, speed up the investigation, prosecution and trial of cases, and handle cases falling under the Steering Committee according to regulations. monitor and direct; strive to end the investigation of 19 cases by the end of 2022, prosecute 21 cases, conduct first-instance trials of 24 cases, appellate trials of 6 cases and finish verifying and handling 39 cases according to the plan of the Government. Steering committee.
In particular, focus on investigating and strictly handling violations related to very serious and complicated cases and cases that the public is particularly interested in, such as:
The case “Violation of regulations on bidding, causing serious consequences; Giving bribes; Receiving bribes; Abuse of positions and powers while performing official duties”, happened at Viet A Company; the case “Embezzlement of property; Abuse of positions and powers while performing official duties and Violation of regulations on bidding causing serious consequences” occurred at Military Medical Academy, Ministry of National Defense; the case “Embezzlement of property; Abuse of positions and powers while performing official duties” occurred at the Vietnam Coast Guard Command; cases and cases of violations of the law on land, management and use of state property occurred in Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa, Binh Duong, Binh Thuan provinces; The case “Giving bribes; Receiving bribes; Smuggling; Producing and trading in fake goods; Illegally printing, issuing, trading in invoices and receipts for collection and payment to the state budget” occurred in Dong Nai and one number of provinces, cities…
Urgently bring to trial at first instance two key cases in the second quarter of 2022, including the case “Lack of responsibility, causing serious consequences; Trafficking in counterfeit goods as medical drugs; Abuse of position and power while on duty” occurred in the city. Ho Chi Minh City, other provinces and cities, Drug Administration of Vietnam, Ministry of Health and some related localities; The case “Receiving bribes and abusing positions and powers while performing official duties” occurred at a number of units under the Coast Guard Command and the Coast Guard.
The Standing Steering Committee agreed to add a number of cases and cases to the category of the Steering Committee to monitor and direct, including:
The case “Giving bribes, Taking bribes” occurred at the Consular Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a number of related agencies.
The case “Stock market manipulation” occurred at FLC Group Joint Stock Company.
The case “Scam to appropriate property” occurred at Tan Hoang Minh Hotel Service and Trading Co., Ltd.
The case of violations related to the real estate project at 33 Nguyen Du, 34-36-42 Chu Manh Trinh, City. HCM.
Cases of smuggling and illegal transportation of goods and currency across borders involving Nguyen Thi Kim Hanh and cadres and party members with negative behavior related to gambling cases and gambling organizations occurred. out in An Giang.
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