Vietnamese police arrest man who tortures Cambodian toddler

Nguyen Thanh Dung

34 year old Nguyen Thanh Dung in the Mekong delta province of An Giang was apprehended by police in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 7 for torturing children

As per initial confession in police station, Dung said that he used an electronic device to electrocute a three year old boy like in a video clip posted in social network. Dung said the boy’s name is Sai with Cambodian national whose parents sent him to take care of.

Dung blamed for heroin for his evil acts, saying that he was unable to remember where and when his act in clip happened.

Before, police officers from the Ministry of Public Security spent 30 hours to tracing him. Examining his house and cell phone, police found nearly 50 video clips on children torture.

Deputy Head of police station in district Mondolkiri of Cambodia So Sovann confirmed the torturing took place in the district. The baby’s parents worked at a farm owned by Stefan Struik – one of arrestees in the torture and Nguyen Thanh Dung is the cook in the farm.

By Hao Nam – translated by Uyen Phuong

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