In the late afternoon of January 30, the Trial Council (City Hall) of the People's City Court. Hoa Binh sentenced seven defendants to the trial of the dialysis incident in Hoa Binh province. Defendant Hoang Cong Luong disagreed when he was fined 42 months in prison by the Panel.
"I do not agree with the sentence"
After more than 2 hours reading the verdict, Hoa Binh City People's Court condemned Hoang Cong Luong 42 months in prison for committing an unintentional murder. Along with the crime, Bui Manh Quoc – director of the Tram Anh Company – was sentenced to 54 months in prison.
The other five defendants include: Truong Quy Duong – former director of Hoa Binh General Hospital, who received 30 months in prison; Tran Van Thang – former head of the hospital's materials department was sentenced to 36 months in prison; Hoang Dinh Khieu – former deputy director of Hoa Binh Hospital was sentenced to 36 months in prison; Tran Van Son – Former officer of the materials department was fined 42 months in prison; Anh Tuan – former director of Thien Son Company, spent 30 months in prison on the charge of irresponsibility, causing serious consequences.
Responding to the Lao Dong newspaper after ending the verdict, defendant Hoang Cong Luong said he was shocked by the ruling. Hoang Cong Luong did not think that the Panel would impose the highest level proposed by the Prosecutor's Office. Previously, VKS proposed 36-42 months in prison for Hoang Cong Luong.
"I think the Panel will issue the trial based on the prosecution and impeachment of the representative of the city of Hoa Binh VKSND without considering the evidence to remove the offense of the lawyers as well as other mitigating circumstances," accused Luong said.
According to the male doctor, in the first trial, the defendant was only asked to suspend the sentence by the VKS, but this time, the Panel issued a sentence of 42 months in prison.
"I do not agree with this sentence, I will certainly appeal and follow the case to the end," the 32-year-old told the Lao Dong newspaper, while continuing to plead innocent.
In addition, accused Luong also said that he was not persuasive when the Panel proposed to sue his uncle, Dr. Hoang Cong Tinh – former Deputy Chief of the Department of Active Reanimation at Hoa Binh General Hospital.
Hoang Cong Luong has been fined 42 months in prison
Earlier, the Panel said that the defendant Hoang Cong Luong was a person who knew Clearly clarify the content and specific time on May 28, 2017 to repair RO No. 2 system.
On May 29, 2017, Hoang Cong Luong was the only physician in three doctors designated to treat patients in the Dialysis Unit, eligible for dialysis. Therefore, Hoang Cong Luong is responsible for the professional in the treatment of patients.
With the level, the conscience, the role and the responsibilities assigned, the accused should know that the water used in dialysis must guarantee quality. After repair, maintenance of "RO membrane cleaning and system" pipes must have water quality determination test and the responsibility for the water quality assurance of the department head.
However, on the morning of May 29, 2017, when I just heard the nurse, Do Thi Diep talked about the fact that Tran Van Son reported that the No. 2 RO water system was repaired. order of treatment, signed a medical order by Dr. Nguyen Manh Linh and Dr. Pham Thi Huyen for 18 patients. Based on this, nurses perform dialysis activities for patients.
The issuing of orders, signing and certifying the defendant's orders when there is no basis to determine the quality of the water sources after the repair of RO No. 2, leading to the source of water does not guarantee quality directly to the patient, causing particularly serious consequences have resulted in 8 deaths. Therefore, the Panel has stated that there are sufficient grounds to prosecute Hoang Cong Luong for unintentional misdemeanor as an indictment.