Senior intelligence official to face bribery charge hinh anh 1The Ministry of Public Security on June 21 holds a press conference reviewing the work in the first six months of this year. (Photo:VNA)
Hanoi (VNA)The Ministry of Public Security has issued a decision to prosecute and arrest Nguyen Duy Linh, former deputy head of the ministry's General Department of Intelligence, for his involvement in the bribery of Phan Van Anh Vu.

Linh is accused of “taking bribes” under Article 354 of the Penal Code.

On June 15, the ministry' Investigation Police Agency detained Linh and inspected his house based on evidence and documents collected.

On June 20, the agency completed the conclusion of an additional investigation into the case of “giving bribes” and “taking bribes” related to Vu.

Earlier on March 5, the agency launched legal proceedings into a case of “giving bribes” and “brokering bribery” in Hanoi and against Vu, a former real estate mogul, for “giving bribes”, under Article 364 of the 2015 Penal Code.

It also took legal action against Ho Huu Hoa (born in 1984 and residing in Quynh Luu district in central Nghe An province) on the charge of “brokering bribery” under Article 365.

Phan Van Anh Vu, aka Vu “nhom”, was born in 1975 and is the former Chairman of the Bac Nam 79 Construction JSC.

He is currently behind bars for his involvement in a number of cases, including those relating to DongA Bank, the disclosure of State secrets, and land-related violations in Da Nang city and HCM City./.