Duong Chi Dung escorted from HCM City to Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge - Duong Chi Dung (born 1957, former director of the Vietnam Maritime Agency, former Chairman of the Vietnam Shipping Lines Corporation) was escorted from HCM City to Hanoi today, October 5.

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Duong Chi Dung.

Dung appeared on the VN1166 flight of Vietnam Airlines and was specified as an "economic criminal." The flight departed from the Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City in the early morning and landed at the Noi Bai Airport, Hanoi, at 7.29am today.

There were a large number of police officers at the airport to escort Duong Chi Dung. According to Lao Dong Newspaper, Dung looked still joyful.

Earlier, on May 18, the police decided to arrest Dung for violating the regulations of the state on economic management causing serious consequences.

The same day, the police conducted search of his home and his place of work but Dung was absent. After verification, the police identified that Dung had fled from his residence.

On May 18, the Investigation Agency of the Ministry of Public Security released a special arrest warrant against Dung in Vietnam, and in collaboration with the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) issued an international arrest warrant for Dung.

The same day, the Ministry of Transportation suspended Dung’s party membership.

On June 22, the Interpol General Secretariat issued a red warrant against Dung.

On August 22, at the 18th session of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-corruption, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, who is also the Head of the Committee, requested the relevant agencies to have to arrest Dung.

On September 4, Dung was arrested.

In addition, those who commit acts of concealment this defendant are under investigation.