The People's Procuracy at all levels handled and performed prosecution rights and investigation of 68,422 cases with 83,289 drug-related arrestees. The people's courts at all levels also handled 70,585 cases with 90,149 drug related accused for the first instance trial.
Around 1,876 out of 81.756 accused were convicted for life and death sentence related to drug violation.
The information was released at a seminar about reviewing prevention and fight program against drug until 2020 and implementing anti-drug prevention and fight programs in the period of 2021-2025.
The Investigation Police Department on Drug-related Crimes under the Ministry of Public Security in coordination with the Nghe An Provincial Police held the workshop yesterday.