The social evil prevention team in Phu Tho Hoa Ward of Thu Dau Mot town in the southern province of Binh Duong caught a man red handed, scattering nails on the Highway 13 section of Thoi Hoa Commune in Ben Cat District.
|Pham Van Canh (L) with seized tools (Photo: Thanh Nien)|
The 32 year old culprit, Pham Van Canh, from the north central province of Thanh Hoa was also found in possession of over 200 iron lozenge shaped nails that he always carried on his motorcycle.
Later police officials in the Ben Cat District searched his three motorcycle shops located near the highway where he had scattered nails. They found 100 more nails, three scimitars, one chopping knife, an axe and various tools to make nails along with a slew of motorcycle inner tire tubes.
Canh has been taken into custody for further investigation along with four of his accomplices who also hail from Thanh Hoa.