Labor agent returns US$43,170 to relatives of England container truck victim

A labor agent in the central province of Nghe An has returned VND1 billion (US$43,170) to relatives of 19 –year-old Tran Thi Ng., who could be among the dozens of people found dead in the back of a truck in England.

Labor agent returns $ 43,170 to relatives of England container truck victim A labor agent in the central province of Nghe An has returned VND1 billion (US$43,170) to relative of 19 –year-old Tran Thi Ng., who could be among the dozens of people found dead

Labor agent returns $ 43,170 to relatives of England container truck victim A labor agent in the central province of Nghe An has returned VND1 billion (US$43,170) to relative of 19 –year-old Tran Thi Ng., who could be among the dozens of people found dead

Chairman of People’s Committee in Hung Dong Commune Tran Anh Tan yesterday said that the girl lost contact with her family while on the way to England.
Before, the family had paid the agent $47,000 for the trip to Britain. After the news of 39 people found dead in the back of a container truck in southeastern England was released, the agent soon paid back $43,170.
In the time, police in the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh got DNA of relatives of people who feared to be dead in back of the British refrigerated truck.
Meanwhile, relatives of people who feared to be dead on the way to England in the rural central province sank into mourning with communities as they believed their children are amongst the truck victims.
Both Chinese and Vietnamese officials are now working closely with British police over the incident. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered government officials to help establish the identities of the victims and look into cases of Vietnamese citizens sent abroad illegally.
Minister of Public Security General To Lam yesterday held telephone talks with Home Secretary of the UK Priti Patel on the work in defining the identities of the victims believed to be of the Vietnamese nationality in the incident.
On the same day, police in the central province of Thua THien – Hue unearthed a human trafficking ring. 34-year-old Director of Hoang Phat Company Bui Thi Thu Hong, 32-year-old Nguyen Khac Trong and 32-year-old Nguyen Van Chuong will face prosecution.
Police have verified four people who paid at least $21,000 for the ring.
Police continued to further the investigation.

By staff writers - Translated by ANH QUAN

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