Former chairman of Bac Ninh Province detained

January 19, 2024

HCMC – Nguyen Tu Quynh, former chairman of the northern province of Bac Ninh, has been placed in custody on alleged charges of bribes in connection with the Advanced International JSC’s (AIC) construction bidding scandal. This action is related to allegations of his taking bribes in connection with the construction tender scandal involving AIC. The fraudulent activities have significantly breached bidding regulations, resulting in severe consequences for the management board overseeing the healthcare construction project in Bac Ninh Province. In connection with the charges, the investigation agency has also levied accusations against Nguyen Tien Nhuong, former vice chairman of Bac Ninh Provincial People’s Committee, for alleged abuse of power while on official duties. Nguyen Hanh Chung, former director of the Provincial Department of Health and current vice chairman of the Bac Ninh Provincial People’s Council, is facing charges of receiving bribes.

The source of this news is from The Saigon Times