Five people convicted in a case of disturbance that saw three police officers burnt to death in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s outskirt district of My Duc lodged appeals to the People’s Court of Hanoi, asking for clemency and penalty reduction.
Le Dinh Cong, one of six defendants charged with “murder” over the killing of three police officers in Dong Tam commune in Hanoi’s My Duc district, asked on September 10 that his charge be changed to “resisting on-duty officers”.
The People’s Procuracy of Hanoi on September 9 presented accusations against 29 defendants in the extremely serious case that happened in Dong Tam commune of Hanoi’s My Duc district earlier this year.
Four defendants charged with resisting on-duty officers in the police murder case in Dong Tam commune of Hanoi’s My Duc district admitted to being guilty during questioning at court on September 8.
The Hanoi People’s Court is scheduled to open on September 7 the first-instance trial of 29 people involved in the murder of three policemen in Dong Tam commune of the city’s My Duc district.
As many as 22 people have been charged with either murder or resisting arrest in the fallout from a land dispute that left three police officers and one rioter dead in Dong Tam Commune in Hanoi’s suburban district of My Duc last Thursday.
General To Lam, Politburo member and Minister of Public Security, has visited and extended his deep condolences to the families of three police officers who died while doing mission in Dong Tam commune, My Duc district, Hanoi.