A police investigation agency under Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security on Monday searched the homes of three public officials in Hanoi for stealing state secrets.

According to Vietnam News, published on July 14, 2020, the suspects include 46-year-old Nguyen Anh Ngoc, a resident of Long Bien District's Vien District, who was a member of the Secretariat of the Hanoi People's Committee.

Second, Nguyen Huong Trong, 37, from Vuoc Bak Dong, Hai Binh district, was the driver for Hanoi People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Chi Chik.

Third, Phoeuk Kang Dong, 37, of Tan Tri commune, Thanh Tri district, works as a police officer in the Anti-Corruption, Anti-Smuggling and Economic Crimes Police Department (Economic Crimes Police Department) under the Ministry of Public Security.

The case is under further investigation.

Translated by: Nay Tola