A land lot at the heart of the Đồng Tâm dispute was not agricultural land like the residents claimed, but belonged to the military, the Hà Nội Inspectorate announced on Friday morning.
Mỹ Đức District Police in Hà Nội on Tuesday announced they were prosecuting 14 former officials of the district and of Đồng Tâm Commune.
Authorities have begun investigation to determine whether criminal offences were committed in the Đồng Tâm incident where several civil servants and police personnel were held hostage by commune residents last April.
Chairman of the Hà Nội People’s Committee Nguyễn Đức Chung held a dialogue with local residents in Đồng Tâm Commune in the city’s Mỹ Đức District on Saturday. After the meeting, the local residents agreed to release all officials and policemen they had illegally detained.
The capital city will conduct a thorough inspection of the management and use of land in Mỹ Đức District’s Đồng Tâm Commune, particularly in the Đồng Xanh area where a plan to build the Miếu Môn Airport is under way despite residents’ objections.
A suspect in the murder of a four-member family in the northern mountainous Yen Bai Province has been arrested, local police reported yesterday.