HCM CITY (VNS) — The appeal court of HCM City's People's Supreme Court, yesterday, upheld the sentences of three persons on charges of offering and accepting bribes.
The court upheld the seven-year jail term to the former chief of the southern province of Bac Lieu's People's Committee's Secretariat, Bui Thanh Hong for accepting a bribe from the Bac Lieu Housing Construction and Development Joint Stock Company.
The court also upheld the 13-year imprisonment sentence to the company's former deputy director Tran Thanh Tung for offering the bribe.
The company's former director Pham Minh Quang was also sentenced to 13 years in prison for offering a bribe, reducing one year from the first trial. — VNS