Hanoi leader holds dialogue with Dong Tam commune’s residents

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung held a dialogue with local residents in Dong Tam commune in the city’s My Duc district on April 22.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at the dialogue (Source: VNA)
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung at the dialogue (Source: VNA)

At the dialogue, local residents raised 8 major petitions out of the total 21 petitions. They admitted their wrongful acts and law violations due to a lack of knowledge. They expressed their hope that relevant agencies and the chairman of the municipal People’s Committee will excuse them for their wrongful acts and will not put a criminal charge on them.

The residents asked the People’s Committee of My Duc district to stop disseminating information through loudspeakers that the Senh field belongs to the military before clearing up the relating matters. They also suggested the Viettel Telecom Group to stop construction before the final conclusion is announced, and the municipal Chairman to directly instruct and handle the case.

They also affirmed and asked local authorities to acknowledge that all policemen and officials captured at the commune have been well treated and protected.

On behalf of residents in Dong Tam commune, Bui Van Ky admitted that it was wrong to capture policemen and officials and expressed his hope that locals will be excused for their acts.

Meanwhile, Nguyen Thi De, 50, affirmed that local people have continuously followed the Party and State’s policies and hoped that the case will be solved thoroughly.

For his part, Chung said the city has issued a decision on April 20 to comprehensively inspect the management and use of the land for building Mieu Mon airport in Dong Tam commune.

He pledged that he will personally announce the results after 45 days of inspection to ensure that all local residents will be consented. The inspection will be involved in different bodies including central agencies, Chung said, requesting local residents to supervise the inspection.

The city has assigned local police to investigate the arrest of Le Dinh Kinh, a resident of Dong Tam commune and strictly handle any violations, Chung affirmed.

The Hanoi People’s Procuracy on April 21 annulled a decision on the arrest of Le Dinh Kinh, one of four local people captured on April 15.

During the talk, Chung handed over a decision to allocate 1 billion VND (44,000 USD) for building a 800m-long road connecting Senh and Mit fields in Dong Tam commune.

After the meeting, the local residents agreed to release all officials and policemen illegally detained by the villagers.

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