On February 10, the People’s Court of Kien Giang province opened a first-instance trial for defendant Thai Nhu Thinh, born in 1996, living in Ward 8, City.Bac LieuBac Lieu province on charges of Robbery and Possession and illegal use of military weapons.
According to the indictment, Thinh worked as a driver and lived temporarily in Ho Chi Minh City.
At about 23:30 on April 21, 2022, Thinh booked a taxi by Mr. Tran Van Het as a driver and car owner, driving a Toyota Vios E, number plate 51F-245.70, carrying Thinh to Rach Gia City, province. Kien Giang for 3 million.
When going, Thinh carried a Rulo pistol with 6 bullets and 6 more bullets.
At about 3:30 am the next day (April 22, 2022), the car drove to the Lo Te – Rach Soi highway section (in the territory of Dong Thai hamlet, Tan Hiep town, Tan Hiep district, Kien Giang province), Thinh The intention was to rob a taxi, so he asked him to stop by the roadside to go to the bathroom.
When they both got out of the car, Thinh suddenly took a gun and threatened him to steal the car. Knowing that he had encountered a crook, Het immediately signaled to stop the vehicles in traffic to call for help.
Seeing this, Thinh held a gun and shot at the sky to threaten. When the victim panicked and ran across the street in the opposite direction, Thinh took a gun and fired a second shot, then robbed the car and some assets on the car, then drove towards Rach Gia City to escape.
When Thinh drove to the southern coastal corridor in the area of Quarter 2, the 11th town, An Minh district, Kien Giang province, he stopped the car by the roadside and went to Thinh’s uncle’s house about 300 meters away. to escape.
At about 7 a.m. on the same day, when Thinh told about the above incident, family His uncle took Thinh to the An Minh district police station, Kien Giang province, surrendered and handed over a Rulo gun and the remaining 10 bullets.
With the above behavior, the jury sentenced Thinh to 12 years in prison for robbery and 4 years in prison for illegal possession and use of military weapons. .
Van Vu – Thanh Lam