Former HCM City vice chairman arrested

Police have taken former vice chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Tin, born in 1957, into custody over wrongdoings in the management and use of State assets. 

Former vice chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Tin (Source: VNA)

Former vice chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Tin (Source: VNA)

Dao Anh Kiet, born in 1957, former head of the municipal Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and Truong Van Ut, born in 1970, deputy head of the department’s land management unit, were also arrested under similar charges.

Police said on November 19 that the Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security had begun criminal proceedings against the three in cases relating to Phan Van Anh Vu (also known as Vu Nhom) that took place in Ho Chi Minh.
 
The arrest of the three former city’s officials was part of an investigation into violations and mismanagement of State assets, namely the properties at 15 Thi Sach Street and 2, 4 and 6 Hai Ba Trung Street in District 1, HCM City. 

Earlier, Nguyen Huu Tin was barred from going outside his place of residence. 

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