(PLO)- The jury found that at the time of the incident, Binh Duong was a “hot spot” of the COVID-19 epidemic, so measures to prevent COVID-19 were urgent.
On the afternoon of June 30, after a trial, the People’s Court of Binh Duong province dismissed the entire request for an administrative lawsuit by Ms. Hoang Thi Phuong Lan related to “forced testing for COVID-19 on September 28″. -2021”.
Ms. Phuong Lan (centre) and three lawyers defended her at the trial. Photo: KABILITY
At the trial, Ms. Lan and three lawyers defending her were present. The defendant’s side, the chairman of the People’s Committee of Vinh Phu ward and the chairman of the People’s Committee of Thuan An city, filed an application for trial in his absence.
At the trial, Ms. Lan maintained her claim to sue.
According to the lawyers defending Ms. Lan, the sanctioning of her is against the provisions of the law. Ms. Lan felt insulted. Lan followed the lawsuit for the past two years to reclaim her rights and hope that the law must be properly implemented.
Ms. Phuong Lan answered the jury’s questions. Photo: KABILITY
The representative of the Procuracy said that at that time, the anti-epidemic situation was very urgent, so he asked the jury to reject the entire petition because there was no basis.
After deliberation, the jury found that at the time of the incident, Binh Duong was a “hot spot” of the COVID-19 epidemic. Therefore, measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are urgent.
Besides, based on the regulations of the Government and the Ministry of Health, the sanctioning decision of the People’s Committee of Vinh Phu ward is completely right, in accordance with the law.
The trial panel denied the entire petition of Ms. Phuong Lan. Photo: KABILITY
Besides, the decisions of the People’s Committee of Vinh Phu Ward and the People’s Committee of Thuan An City on the settlement of Ms. Lan’s complaint are also in accordance with the provisions of the law on complaints.
According to the jury, Ms. Lan’s lawsuit claim and the presentation of the lawyers defending her legal rights are groundless.
As reported by the PLO, Ms. Lan said that the chairman of the People’s Committee of Vinh Phu ward used the reason that she “did not perform the test at the request of the competent health authority during the implementation of infectious disease surveillance” to issue The execution of the administrative sanctioning decision is illegal.
The time when Phuong Lan was forced to test for COVID-19. Photo: Cut from clip
According to this petition, Ms. Lan asked the People’s Court of Binh Duong province to cancel the administrative sanctioning decision of the chairman of the People’s Committee of Vinh Phu ward; decision of the Chairman of Vinh Phu Ward People’s Committee on the settlement of the first complaint about her complaint; decision of the Chairman of Thuan An City People’s Committee on complaint settlement (2nd time).
Previously, the incident happened at a ground floor apartment in Block B (Ehome 4 Apartment, Vinh Phu Ward, Thuan An City) on September 28, 2021. At this time, the COVID-19 epidemic is breaking out strongly in Binh Duong. The authorities of Binh Duong province put all their efforts to control the epidemic. At one point, the whole province of Binh Duong had to “freeze and lock”.
Hoang Thi Phuong Lan was forcibly taken out by the police force to force a COVID-19 test. The person who directly directed the enforcement was Mr. Vo Thanh Quan, Secretary of the Party Committee of Vinh Phu Ward.
At the time of the coercion, Ms. Lan was in the house with the door locked inside. The police force broke the lock and restrained Ms. Lan and brought her to the yard for the medical team to test for COVID. The test results showed that Ms. Lan was negative for COVID-19.
When the coercive incident happened, one person recorded the clip and posted it on social networks, causing a stir in public opinion.