Suspect in Hue bank robbery arrested

Suspect in Hue bank robbery arrested

Police yesterday arrested a suspect in a robbery at a branch of the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) in Hue City earlier this month.

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 Police yesterday arrested a suspect in a robbery at a branch of the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) in Hue City earlier this month. — Photo tienphong.vn

The suspect, Nguyen Hoang Tam, 29, of the Central Highland province of Dak Nong, was arrested in a market in Da Nang City, colonel Dang Ngoc Son, deputy head of the Hue City Police, confirmed.

The suspect is said to have admitted to police that he bought a motorbike from an online trader and rode it to the bank to carry out a robbery.

On December 7, a man was caught on surveillance cameras entering a BIDV branch on Mai Thuc Loan Street, pulling out a gun and ordering the cashier to hand over the money. He then made his escape on a motorbike with VND 725 million (US$ 31,900).

The case is under further investigation.

Top Binh Duong inspector dies in car accident

The chief inspector of the southern province of Binh Duong’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department, Pham Minh Thai, was killed in a car accident yesterday.

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The chief inspector of the southern province of Binh Duong’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department, Pham Minh Thai, was killed in a car accident yesterday. — Photo thanhnien.vn

The accident happened while he was driving from the provincial administrative centre to Pham Ngoc Thach Street in Thu Dau Mot City.

His four-seat Toyota car suddenly veered to the right and crashed into a lamp post.

 
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Source: VNS

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