Wednesday, July 18 2018


Dong Nai police to prosecute beer looters

Update: December, 12/2013 - 16:11
People stole cans of Tiger beer after a truck fell on December 4 in Dong Nai Province's Bien Hoa City. Local police have decided to prosecute these stealers. Photo Kham Pha

DONG NAI (VNS) — Police in Dong Nai Province have decided to prosecute the people who got into a pitched battle to steal cases of beer that fell of a truck on December 4.

Ho Kim Hau, 30, was driving a lorry with 1,500 cartons of Tiger beer from HCM City to Binh Thuan when 1,000 cases fell off the vehicle and on the road near Tam Hiep roundabout in Bien Hoa city.

Hundreds of people flocked to the spot and began to fight with each other to steal some of the beer, ignoring his desperate cries and tears.

But during the police investigation, a number of people returned the stolen beer.

The owner said nearly 1,000 cartons worth VND310 million ($14,600) had been stolen.

The Dong Nai police said they have identified some of the looters. — VNS

Send Us Your Comments:

See also: