Procuracy conference reviews five-year crime combat efforts

(VOV) -The Supreme People’s Procuracy on October 8 hosted a conference reviewing the five-year implementation of a national target programme on crime prevention and combat in Hanoi.

From 2011-2015, the procuracy sector  handled 78 cases of spreading anti-Vietnam propaganda and attempting to topple the people’s administration, 1,192 cases of corruption at banks and enterprises, over 16,900 out of 19,352 cases of economic mismanagement, more than 114,700 cases of social safety and order violation, and 66,105 drug cases. 

It also dealt with 387,800 clues from whistleblowers and investigated 351,080 cases involving 560,000 people and prosecuted 291,234 cases involving 521,488 defendants. 

It cancelled 247 decisions on case prosecution and 1,157 others on prosecution of defendants, and requested investigation agencies launch probes on 1,967 cases and 2,313 defendants. 

Participants underlined the need to intensify closer collaboration with relevant agencies in improving the quality of handling major cases. 

The procuracy sector hopes the government would adopt the National Target Programme on Crime Prevention and Combat for the period 2016-2020.