The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22 rejected all appeals filed by four defendants who are former city officials accused of “violating regulations on management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”.
The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on October 14 increased the penalty imposed on one of the four defendants charged with “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).
The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on October 10 started hearing appeals of defendants in the case related to “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” at the State-run Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin).
The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on October 7 sentenced eight defendants to death and another to life imprisonment for trafficking 379 heroin bricks weighing over 132kg and 55kg of methamphetamine.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Procuracy on September 26 proposed jail sentences of 3-20 years for 12 defendants in a fake cancer drug trading case at the Vietnam Pharma JSC (VN Pharma).
Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.
The People’s Court of the central province of Binh Thuan on May 21 handed down sentences ranging from 11-17 years to two defendants involved in disturbances of social order in Phan Ri Thanh commune, Bac Binh district.
The People’s Court of Hanoi on May 6 decided to suspend a trial for the case of “abusing position and power to appropriate assets” that occurred at the PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP).
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on April 22 postponed an appeal trial that had been proposed by the HCM City People’s Procuracy to ensure the legitimate rights and interests of defendants and others connected to a case involving losses incurred by Dong A Bank (DAB).
The Investigation Police Department for Drug-Related Criminals under the Ministry of Public Security has issued a decision to start legal proceedings for a major drug trafficking case involving four defendants, including one Chinese national, for the illegal transporting and smuggling of drugs.
The High-Level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on March 18 upheld imprisonment penalties given to five defendants for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration”.
The Hanoi-based High-Level People’s Court has decided to reduce the imprisonment penalties for 13 defendants that were involved in an online gambling ring, considered the biggest of its kind uncovered in Vietnam so far.
The high-level People’s Court in Hanoi has announced that it will open the appeal trial on an online gambling case involving huge amount of money mounting to trillions of dong and two former generals in the public security sector on March 5.
The People’s Court of Hoa Binh province on January 14 opened a trial for seven people implicated in a serious medical incident that killed eight patients at the provincial General Hospital on May 29, 2017.
The People’s Court of the south central province of Binh Thuan on December 21 handed out prison sentences to 12 defendants, including two customs officials, involved in a multi-trillion VND fuel smuggling case, the biggest unveiled so far in Vietnam.
Former Director General of the Dong A Bank Tran Phuong Binh was sentenced to life in prison by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on December 20 in the trial of 26 defendants who were involved in the loss of over VND3.6 trillion (US$153.47 million) at the bank.
The People’s Procuracy of the northern province of Phu Tho announced the arraignments on November 21 for the main defendants involved in a major online gambling ring.
The People’s Court of Phan Thiet city in the central province of Binh Thuan handed down prison sentences of between 2-3.5 years on 30 defendants for their disturbance of public order at the provincial People’s Committee headquarters in June, at the first instance-trial on October 31.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on August 21 began a trial of 12 defendants for “activities aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration,” under Article 79 of the 1999 Penal Code.
The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi on July 10 maintained prison sentences handed down on three men on the charge of conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam by the first instance court.