BAC NINH (VNS)— The local police yesterday arrested Do Van Loi, 46, of the northern Bac Ninh Province, for assaulting his 8-year-old son on Monday and inflicting severe injury.
The boy suffered traumatic brain injury and was taken to the Viet Nam–Germany Hospital.
The police arrested Loi when he was hiding at a relative's house in the province. After initial investigation, Loi and his wife were imprisoned for illegally trafficking drugs during 2009-13. In the past he has also been charged for attacking on-duty officers. His son was raised by his wife's older sister while the couple were behind bars.
After being released from the prison last February, Loi took his son home. It is believed the he had hit the boy on several occasions in the past.
The police have gathered ample evidences to prosecute Loi. — VNS