PM orders stiff penalty on death incident of first-grader

In his document to ministries of Public Security and Education and Training, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered harsh penalties on those involving the death incident of a first-grader of Gateway in Cau GIay District in Hanoi who died neglected in a school bus for hours causing public concern,

PM orders stiff penalty on death incident of first-grader

The government headquarter office yesterday sent the document to the ministries. PM Phuc requested the Ministry of Public Security with competent agencies to probe responsibility of each individual in the incident to impose punishment on them.
The PM ordered the Ministry of Education and Training to increase measures to ensure students’ safety in school as well as issue guidelines on student pickup service to prevent similar incident.
In a yesterday press briefing, Cau Giay District’s investigative police announced to take legal action following the death of the kid, treating it as an unintentional murder according to the Penal Code's Article 128.
The police have summoned all people involved to verify their responsibilities in the incident to start criminal proceedings against defendants when enough evidence has been collected.

By PHAN THAO – Translated by DAN THUY

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