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PHU YEN (VNS) — The Phu Yen People's Committee yesterday fined a man VND100 million ($4,700) in Hoa An Commune, Phu Hoa District for manufacturing 35 tonnes of fake fertiliser.
Huynh Van The, 42, was also ordered to destroy the fertilizer, and local authorities confiscated a centrifugal pan with the diameter of 2.7m and a packing sewing-machine.
The's accomplice Doan Van Dan, 49, was also fined $4,700.
Phu Yen Police stopped 200 bags of fertiliser, each weighing 50kg, being transported by lorry without any papers of origin or quality. The driver admitted he had been hired to transport the fertiliser by The. — VNS