Why did To Lam rush to arrest Luu Binh Nhuong when there is no solid evidence? (part 1)

Former National Assembly member Luu Binh Nhuong in a question session at the 14th National Assembly

It can be said with almost certainty that the arrest of former Deputy Head of the National Assembly’s People’s Petitions Committee, Luu Binh Nhuong, is a political case, rather than an economic or criminal one. That is the general opinion of Vietnamese political observers, which Thoibao.de has had the opportunity to contact in recent days.

In addition, there are also opinions that the accusations that Nhuong is involved in corruption and gangsterism are just a pretext for arrest. The underlying purpose is to silence the “stubborn” National Assembly pepresentative. But Minister of Public Security To Lam and Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh know very well who is behind Luu Binh Nhuong.

Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh is recently “worried” for fear of being eliminated, because of his serious violations related to wrongful sentences, especially scandalous injustice of many death row cases.

Meanwhile, Minister of Public Security To Lam is in the “eight trigrams” position of political opponents, related to violations of power abuse, creating conditions for interest groups in the police sector to make huge profits.

Recently, the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam proposed that indefinite driving licenses issued before July 1, 2012, must be changed to new driving licenses, according to the roadmap prescribed by the Government.

To the point, the state media also had to speak out, why change and what is the benefit of change? Meanwhile, on social networks, knowledgeable people revealed bad information to the Minister of Public Security. That is:

A source said that the party making the software and providing plastic blanks is the nephew of the head of the Ministry of Public Security. In recent years, people’s taxes have poured in VND3 trillion every year. This is also partly because the head of the Communist Party needed a guillotine, so he accepted so much power. Until now, the party chief only hopes that the next person can stop this power abuse.”

What do the things just listed have to do with the news of Tuoi Tre newspaper, dated November 10, with the headline “Millions of driving licenses are in normal use, why should they be changed?”.

Accordingly, “NA member Vi Duc Tho (Son La) said that driving licenses in the above scope, mainly indefinite motorbike driving licenses, are very large in number. If forced to change, it could cause waste.”

What does this have to do with the fact that To Lam had to immediately arrest Mr. Luu Binh Nhuong, when there was a lack of solid evidence?

Back to the story, Minister of Public Security To Lam and Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh know very well who is behind Mr. Luu Binh Nhuong. Or to be more precise, Mr. Nhuong has only been a “speaker” for the National Assembly leaders recently. That is, Nhuong is just a victim, in a political plot by Vuong Dinh Hue, to eliminate To Lam and other political opponents, in the “key personnel” race for the 14th National Congress, and more than that is the General Secretary’s chair.

Vuong Dinh Hue’s current opponents are: Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh; President Vo Van Thuong; and an equally important opponent, Minister of Public Security To Lam.

Why do you say that?

  1. Although, Luu Binh Nhuong once made statements that were likened to a “slap” in the face of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, such as: “Do not turn the National Assembly into a closed room that gathers group and individual interests” in response to the situation of Trong encroaching too much on the National Assembly. The General Secretary personally selected the personnel of the National Assembly, making Chairman Hue lose his fortune. Yet, Nhuong was still safe and sound at that time. If it weren’t for the National Assembly’s loudspeaker, the General Secretary would have crossed out Mr. Nhuong’s name in one fell swoop.
  2. Before being arrested, although Luu Binh Nhuong was a National Assembly member whose statements were considered very sensitive, and was even disqualified from running for the National Assembly in the 15th term, Hue continued to use and appoint Mr. Luu Binh Nhuong as Deputy Head of the People’s Petition Committee of the National Assembly Standing Committee, with the task of continuing to tease Minister of Public Security To Lam and Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh.

That is the reason why To Lam quickly assigned Thai Binh Police to “urgently” arrest Mr. Luu Binh Nhuong, with suspicion that Nhuong received a gift of a set of wooden doors from gangsters in his hometown.

Thoibao.de (Translated)