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Motorbike taxi driver arrested for stabbing man to death with screwdriver in Ho Chi Minh City

Motorbike taxi driver arrested for stabbing man to death with screwdriver in Ho Chi Minh City

Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 11:40 GMT+7
Motorbike taxi driver arrested for stabbing man to death with screwdriver in Ho Chi Minh City
The scene of the incident at Nga Tu Ga Bus Station in District 12, Ho Chi Minh City, April 10, 2022 in this photo posted on social media

Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested a motorbike taxi driver for stabbing a man to death with a screwdriver following an argument last weekend.

Officers in District 12 confirmed on Monday they had apprehended Dinh Tien Tri, 51, who resides in District 12.

Tri is the prime suspect in the murder of 36-year-old N.T.D..

Preliminary information shows that Tri works as a motorbike taxi driver and often picks up passengers at Nga Tu Ga Bus Station in Thanh Loc Ward, District 12.

On Sunday afternoon, Tri rode his motorbike into the bus station and saw D. at the nearby drink stall.

The two had a conversation that led to an argument.

They then engaged in a physical confrontation before Tri stabbed D. in his head with a screwdriver.

D. was rushed to the hospital but eventually succumbed to his wound.

Tri left the scene following the incident.

Police carried out an investigation and identified Tri as the main suspect in the case.

He was arrested in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang early on Monday morning.

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Duy Khang - Ngoc Khai / Tuoi Tre News

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