|An image taken from the airport CCTV footage. A Hà Nội traffic inspector was sacked for allegedly involving in the assault of a woman employee at the Nội Bài Airport. — Photo laodong.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — A 37-year-old traffic inspector allegedly involved in the assault of a woman employee at Nội Bài International Airport last Tuesday will be relieved of his duties with effect from November.
The decision was taken by Hà Nội’s transport department director Vũ Văn Viện.
Đào Vịnh Thuấn, an inspector with the Hà Nội transport department, has been dismissed for violating work discipline, being absent from work without permission and assaulting a woman, Viện said, adding that Thuấn’s action seriously affects the image of state employees from the Hà Nội transport department.
The incident took place when Thuấn and a friend, Trần Dương Tùng, who were scheduled to take Vietnam Airlines flight VN7265 from Hà Nội to HCM City, were not allowed to board after they reached their boarding gate late.
When Nguyễn Lê Quỳnh Anh, an airport employee, and her colleague approached the two men to help them reschedule to another flight, the duo responded aggressively. Tùng allegedly hit Quỳnh Anh several times on her head with his Ipad-sized wallet while Thuấn restrained her by grabbing her neck. Quỳnh Anh was taken to Saint Paul Hospital after she complained of dizziness and nausea.
The case stirred a public uproar right after the airport CCVT footage was published in the local media. Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has ordered that the results of the investigation be submitted to his office by the end of this month.
The Hà Nội administration has asked the police to continue investigations and give proper punishment to the two passengers. — VNS