The Secretariat held a meeting on March 11 under the chair of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong to listen to reports on the case.
The Secretariat were of the view that this was a very serious, complicated and sensitive case of an especially large scale involving hi-technology. The case involved numerous sectors, localities, and individuals, including members of the police force, and has drawn special public attention.
They noted that the Police Party Central Committee and leaders of the Ministry of Public Security had proactively instructed their units and the Phu Tho provincial police to start criminal proceedings and investigation on the case, and report the initial results to the Secretariat.
The Secretariat asked the Police Party Central Committee to collaborate with competent agencies to extend investigation into the case, clarify the liabilities of involved parties, and handle the case in a strict, impartial and accurate manner in conformity with the law and regulations of the Party and State.