Hanoi disturbance case: Ministry affirms Kinh died holding a grenade

Chief of the Office and Spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Security To An Xo on January 10 said the ministry has affirmed a rioter who died resisting on-duty officers is Mr. Le Dinh Kinh.

Hanoi disturbance case: Ministry affirms Kinh died holding a grenade

Weapons seized in the incident

A report by the Hanoi Police said when his corpse was checked, Kinh was holding a grenade in his hand.

A number of the arrested confirmed that Kinh is the ringleader and mastermind of the disturbance case in the outskirts of Hanoi.

Earlier the same day, Hanoi police said they have decided to prosecute the disturbance case in Dong Tam commune, My Duc district, on the charges of “murder”, “illegally storing and using weapons” and “resisting on-duty officials”.

The incident erupted in the morning of January 9 in Dong Tam commune, where some units of the Ministry of National Defence and competent forces are building protective walls around Mieu Mon airport as planned.

A number of rioters, armed with grenades, petrol bombs and other weapons, attacked those working at the construction site, the ministry said.

Three police officers and one rioter were killed during the incident, while another rioter was injured.

The ministry said relevant units arrested the serious law violators for punishment in line with law.

The present security situation and social order in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s My Duc district, are basically stable, with local residents going about their daily activities normally.

The competent units are continuing to build the walls at the Mieu Mon airport.

Hanoi’s police prosecute disturbance case in Dong Tam commune

Hanoi disturbance case: Ministry affirms Kinh died holding a grenade

The incident erupted in the morning of January 9 in Dong Tam commune, where some units of the Ministry of National Defence and competent forces are building protective walls around Mieu Mon airport.

Hanoi’s police said on January 10 that they have decided to prosecute the recent disturbance case in Dong Tam commune, My Duc district, on the charges of “murder”, “illegally storing and using weapons” and “resisting on-duty officials”.

These decisions have been sent to the Hanoi People’s Procuracy for approval.

The incident erupted in the morning of January 9 in Dong Tam commune, where some units of the Ministry of National Defence and competent forces are building protective walls around Mieu Mon airport, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

A number of rioters, armed with grenades, petrol bombs and other weapons, attacked those working at the construction site, the ministry said.

 

Three police officers and one rioter were killed during the incident, while another rioter was injured.

The ministry said relevant units arrested the serious law violators for punishment in line with law.

The competent units are continuing to build the walls at the Mieu Mon airport.

Ministry spokesperson urges people not to be misled by distorted online information

Hanoi disturbance case: Ministry affirms Kinh died holding a grenade

Chief of the Office and spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Security Major General To An Xo

The present security situation and social order in Dong Tam commune, Hanoi’s My Duc district, are basically stable, with local residents going about their daily activities normally, according to Chief of the Office and spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Security Major General To An Xo.

Talking to the Vietnam News Agency on January 10, one day after the disturbance incident in Dong Tam that resulted in the death of three police officers, the spokesperson said the construction of walls protecting the Mieu Mon airport continues to be implemented in accordance with schedule, and many locals actively assisted the public security and military forces in doing their task.

According to Major General Xo, the investigative police under the Hanoi Police Department on January 9 issued a decision to start a criminal case on the charges of murder, resisting persons in the performance of their official duties, and illegally storing and using weapons. The police is urgently conducting investigation to handle the case in accordance with the law, he said.

The Hanoi police has coordinated with the municipal procuracy to conduct examination of the scene of the incident, and initially seized eight grenades, 38 petrol bombs, 20 litres of petrol, 12 steel tubes attached with sharp knives, three boxes of flares, an electric gun, a sword and a hammer.

Besides the three police officers who were killed while performing their duty as informed earlier, other public security officers taking part in maintaining security for the construction of walls at Mieu Mon airport are safe, Xo said.

Asked about the Public Security Ministry’s viewpoint and directions for handling the incident, the spokesperson said the ministry upholds the viewpoint that everyone is equal before the law, and all human rights and citizens’ rights are recognized, respected, protected and ensured by the Constitution and the law. At the same time, all acts violating the law must be investigated and handled in accordance with the law.

Major General Xo said the Public Security Ministry will continue to direct the Hanoi police to coordinate closely with the Hanoi procuracy to undertake legal measures and collect evidence to handle the case in accordance with the law.

The ministry will also implement policies for the officers killed in the line of duty and extend condolences to their families, Xo said.

The spokesperson noted that on social media and some foreign press agencies there have been information distorting the situation in Dong Tam, thus stirring anxiety and inciting protest against the Party and State as well as driving a wedge in the national unity bloc.

The Public Security Ministry urged the people not to believe the fabricated information on social media, he said. He affirmed that the ministry will timely announce information related to the incident, so that the public can accompany the public security force in preventing and fighting crime, ensuring security and order as well as a safe and happy life for everyone./.

Three policemen died in Hanoi's Dong Tam clash

Three policemen died in Hanoi's Dong Tam clash

The Ministry of Public Security has announced that three police officers sacrificed, one person died and another was injured during a clash in Dong Tam, My Duc District, Hanoi on January 9 morning.  

 
 
 
 
 
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