Pham Hung, former Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court (Source: toaan.gov.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Pham Hung, former Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court and a National Assembly deputy for many terms, passed away on February 4 at the age of 91.

Hung was born in 1927 in Cuong Chinh commune, Tien Lu district of the northern province of Hung Yen. He joined the revolution in August 1945 and became a member of the Communist Party of Vietnam in May 1946.

He served as a member of the Party Central Committee in the fifth, sixth and seventh tenures, and Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court from July 1981 to June 1998. He was a National Assembly deputy of the seventh, eighth and ninth tenures.

In recognition of Pham Hung's contributions to the nation and the revolutionary cause, a State-level funeral will be held for Hung on February 10. After cremation, he will be buried at the cemetery in his home village.-VNA