|The two wanted prisoners. — Photo cand.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The Hà Nội Police on Thursday released special wanted notices for two prisoners who earlier broke out of jail.
The two prisoners are Lê Văn Thọ, 37, of Thanh Sơn Commune, Thanh Hà District of Hải Dương Province, and Nguyễn Văn Tình, 28, from Đông Xuân Commune, Quốc Oai District of Hà Nội.
Both prisoners were given the death penalty and awaiting execution.
Thọ was sentenced for the crimes of murder, property appropriation, illegal use of weapons, bribery and theft.
Tình was convicted for trading properties that originated from criminal acts of other persons.
The Hà Nội Police confirmed the prison break.
Nguyễn Văn Tình is thin and about 1.7m tall, with short hair. At the time of the escape, he was wearing a long-sleeved grey-blue shirt with flowers printed on it and dark blue trousers.
Lê Văn Thọ is short - about 1.65m - and bearded, wearing a long-sleeved, ash-coloured shirt with squares on it and blue jeans.
The police have requested any individual or organisation that is able to identify the prisoners to inform the police or detain and transfer them to Hà Nội police headquarters at No.55 Lý Thường Kiệt Street. — VNS