Binh ThuanForging Covid-19 test papers and passports during the outbreak in Phan Thiet, 6 people were sentenced to prison.
After two days of trial, on the afternoon of September 22, the People’s Court of Phan Thiet City sentenced Diep Tu Hieu, Tran Xuan Dat, and Nguyen Phuoc (33-45 years old) to 2 years in prison each; The remaining 3 defendants were sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison for the same crime Forging documents of agencies and organizations under Article 341 of the Penal Code.
According to the trial panel, the defendants’ behavior was dangerous to society, infringing on the administrative order of the State… However, they were sincere and paid back the amount of illicit profits that should be considered. mitigation.
According to the indictment, at the end of September 2021, Covid-19 developed complicatedly, so the Phan Thiet city government set up quarantine points and restricted travel. In order to pass the stations, people must have test papers and travel papers.
Dat hired Hieu to fake nearly 80 answer sheets for Covid-19 test results of a general clinic, then give it to, or sell to, many users through the checkpoint. The incident was discovered when a person used this document to go to the ward to vaccinate.
Nguyen Phuoc also hired Hieu to forge 10 answer sheets for the test results of the Phan Thiet City Medical Center, 2 passports according to the form of the Phan Thiet City People’s Committee for 250,000 VND. When Phuoc used the latch, he was discovered by the police.
Expanding the investigation, the police identified more people involved.