HCMC officials seize 33,000 liters of contraband fuel oil

Officials from the HCM City Market Management Agency and their Nha Be counterparts discovered over 30,000 liters of fuel oil of unknown origin on July 27.

They raided Hung Phat Business on Huynh Tan Phat Street and found 16,000 liters being stored in a tank and another 10,000 liters in a tanker.

Phung Van Duom, the owner of the business, did not possess documents for the fuel but claimed he had bought it in the market.

The officials then raided a parking lot in an alley in Phu Xuan Commune where they found a further 7,500 liters in a tank belonging to Quoc Duy Transportation Co. Ltd.

A liter of fuel oil VND12,100.

The officials confiscated the fuel and are continuing investigations.

By L. Phong – Translated by Phuong Lan

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