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Hà Giang police arrest 2 with fireworks haul

Update: March, 31/2017 - 17:42
Police inspect and seize 650kg of smuggled fireworks at Hà Giang bus station in Hà Giang Province. – Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ GIANG — Police in the province of Hà Giang have arrested two people suspected of illegally selling and storing nearly 650kg of fireworks.

The two suspects, Nguyễn Văn Tùng, 31 from Tuyên Quang Province and Hoảng Văn Phúc, 21 from Hà Giang’s Quản Bạ District were arrested on Thursday.

Earlier, on March 26, the police received information from a local about a suspect shipment at the bus station in Hà Giang City’s Nguyễn Trãi Ward.

Upon inspection, the police detected five cartons containing some 130kg of Chinese-made fireworks.

The investigation agency seized the shipment and issued an urgent arrest warrant for Tùng - the owner of the goods.

Following a further search, police also arrested Phúc and seized 19 cartons containing 500kg of fireworks.

The case is under further investigation. — VNS





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