|Four Chinese citizens who illegally entered Việt Nam and the driver of the vehicle that transported them with the country wait at the local police office in Quảng Ninh Province’s Hạ Long City. – Photo nhandan.com.vn |Viet Nam News
QUẢNG NINH — Police in northern coastal Quảng Ninh Province have decided to impose fines amounting to VNĐ16 million (US$700) in total on four Chinese nationals for illegally entering Việt Nam from China.
A Vietnamese citizen was also fined VNĐ7.5 million ($328) for driving the vehicle that transported the foreigners who had illegally entered Việt Nam.
On February 19, an immigration management team under the provincial police department inspected a hotel in Hạ Long City’s Bãi Cháy Ward and found four Chinese citizens staying there without passports or equivalent papers .
Li Siyuan, 44; Luo Qiaowu, 45; Guo Wei, 38; and Yan You Ping, 34; confessed they had entered Móng Cái City by crossing Ka Long River in a ferry at 3pm on the same day.
They later hired a car driven by Vũ Văn Thành, 23, in Móng Cái City to travel to Hạ Long City. They planned to return to China the following day.
The police have ordered the Chinese citizens to leave Việt Nam. — VNS