|The police investigate the car and timber. — Photo courtersy of the police
HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi police discovered a government-owned car transporting timber on national highway No. 18 early this morning.
Police said the driver of the 12-seater vehicle ignored police signals to stop and attempted to speed away.
The police immediately gave chase. After about 1km, the driver suddenly turned the vehicle around to dodge the pursuing officers.
A woman in the car jumped out to block the police, who continued to chase the vehicle.
In Soc Son District of Ha Noi, the driver finally abandoned the vehicle and ran away, police said.
On further investigation, the police uncovered 3 cubic metres of timber with unclear origins in the vehicle.
According to the preliminary police report, the registration number plate on the car is fake.
The case is currently under investigation. — VNS