On June 12, according to the Quanzhou Peoples Procuratorate, the Quanzhou Peoples Procuratorate of Quanzhou Quangang District prosecuted eight persons responsible for the carbon-9 leakage accident in Quanzhou City according to law. The legal representative of Donggang petrochemical company Huang, deputy general manager Lei and executive deputy general manager Chen were prosecuted according to law for the crime of major liability accident and the crime of false reporting of safety accident. In accordance with the law, the staff of Donggang Petrochemical Company Xu Moqing, Liu Moushan, Chen Moushan and the workers of Tiantong No. 1 Chemical Ship Ye Moubao and Lin Mouding were prosecuted for the crime of major liability accident.
Today, the first instance of this case begins. Huang Moren, Lei Mouhua and Chen Moufang commit the crime of major liability accident and falsely report the crime of safety accident. Chen Moushan, Liu Moushan, Lin Mouding, Ye Moubao and Xu Mouqing commit the crime of major liability accident. According to the law, the court sentenced the above eight defendants to fixed-term imprisonment ranging from four years, six months to one year and six months, and prohibited the defendant Huang Mouren from carrying out the punishment determined by his own judgment. It is prohibited for the defendant Lei to engage in work safety related occupations within 4 years from the date of parole or the date of completion of the sentence determined in the judgment or within 3 years from the date of parole. After the sentence, some defendants said they would appeal.