|Scores of 42 literature tests in Sơn La Province changed after reassessment. — Photo: zing.vn|Viet Nam News
SƠN LA — The Investigation Police Agency under the Police Department in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La on Thursday initiated criminal proceedings against suspects involved in the recent case of school exam cheating.
Based on investigation results from the High School Examination 2018 Council of Sơn La, the agency issued a decision to commence criminal proceedings in the case of “abusing power or position in performance of official duties” under Article 356 of the Criminal Code.
Earlier on July 23, authorities targeted five people involved in the high school exam fraud in Sơn La. One of the five was Trần Xuân Yến, who held multiple roles as Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Education and Training, member of the exam steering board, vice chairman of the provincial exam board, standing deputy head of the test marking board, and head of the multiple-choice test marking group.
The other four include Nguyễn Thị Hồng Nga, an official at the local authority of examination and quality management; Cầm Thị Bun Sọn, an official at the provincial Department of Education and Training, and member of the multiple-choice test marking group; Đặng Hữu Thủy, vice rector of Tô Hiệu High School, and member of the multiple-choice test marking group; and Lò Văn Huynh, deputy head of the local authority of examination and quality management, member of the exam steering board, and head of the secretariat. — VNS