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Marine police seize 80,000 litres of smuggled oil

Update: November, 17/2015 - 17:56
Border soldiers check the oil tank of Duy Dong 02 Vessel. — Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Soldiers posted along the border in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have seized a vessel carrying 80,000 litres of oil with no clear origin.

Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Hung Son, head of the Ben Da Unit, said the team had stopped a Duy Dong 02 vessel, with registration number BV 1258, for inspection.

The vessel was carrying some 190,000 litres of oil in its tank. However, Nguyen Cong Trinh, the captain, could only show papers for 110,000 litres of oil. The rest had no clear origin.

The case is still under investigation. — VNS

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