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Vietnamese man caught transporting illegal Chinese migrants found dead by hanging in quarantine

Monday, December 28, 2020, 12:55 GMT+7
Vietnamese man caught transporting illegal Chinese migrants found dead by hanging in quarantine
The automobile that T.A.T. used to carry six illegal Chinese is confiscated by police in Da Nang City, Vietnam, December 21, 2020. Photo: N.R. / Tuoi Tre

A Vietnamese man who was previously caught driving six illegal Chinese immigrants has been found dead by hanging at a quarantine facility in the central city of Da Nang.

A source close to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper confirmed on Sunday that T.A.T., 43, who hailed from the northern province of Hung Yen, had been found dead by hanging at a hotel preserved for COVID-19 quarantine in Son Tra District.

Police officers have launched an investigation into T.’s death.

According to preliminary information, traffic police officers in Da Nang caught T. red-handed carrying six suspected Chinese border jumpers in an automobile on the early morning of December 21.

T. and the six Chinese nationals were escorted to the police station in Hoa Hiep Bac Ward, Lien Chieu District.

At the police station, the Chinese failed to present necessary documents in accordance with Vietnam’s regulations on entry.

T. claimed he had been hired to transport the Chinese from Hanoi to central Quang Ngai Province at VND6 million (US$260) per person.

The case was transferred to police in Lien Chieu District for further investigation, while those involved were sent to local quarantine facilities.

T. was brought to a hotel on Pham Van Dong Street in Son Tra District to spend his quarantine period.

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