HANOI, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a national program on fighting crimes through 2020, targeting to reduce the number of penal crimes by three to five percent compared to the figure in 2016.
The plan aims to cut the amount of violations caused by teenagers and child abuse cases by 15-20 percent and 5-7 percent, respectively, during the period, reported Vietnam's state-run news agency VNA on Thursday.
It also expects to have the rate of solved criminal cases hit over 95 percent for very serious crimes while that of prosecution for economic and corruption cases will increase by 5-10 percent.
Measures to achieve these goals include improving state security management and coordination across government agencies.
The plan prioritizes the rehabilitation of inmates as well as combating crimes, such as drug and human trafficking, business and food safety violations, and cybercrime, reported VNA.