He said six serious and complicated cases, involving intentional economic mismanagement, irresponsibility, bribe giving and taking, swindling, embezzlement, money-laundering, and power abuse, must be judged in the first instance from now to the end of 2016 and in Q1 2017.
Meanwhile, six other cases with appeals lodged must be expeditiously dealt with at the appeal courts.
The Party chief asked authorised agencies to proactively perform their duties, promote investigation quality, and pay more attention to classifying persons involved in corruption in order to strictly handle the masterminds. They also have to take effective measures to recover stolen assets.
At the meeting, he also lauded anti-corruption efforts by relevant bodies, especially in the settlement of the case involving Pham Cong Danh, ex-Chairman of the Vietnam Construction Bank, who committed wrongdoings and violations of banking rules that caused losses of over VND9,000 trillion (US$404 million).