Three men prosecuted in stabbing deaths of two
HCM CITY HCM Citys investigation police yesterday started legal proceedings against three men arrested in connection with the murder of two volunteers from a team set up to protect residents.
Two suspects, Nguyeãn Taán Taøi, 24, from District 12, and Nguyeãn Hoaøng Chaâu Phuù, 24, from Hoùc Moân District were arrested on suspicion of stealing and murder. The other suspect Ngoâ Vaên Huøng, 32, from Goø Vaáp District is being prosecuted for concealing a criminal.
On Sunday night, Phuù and Taøi were attempting to steal a Honda SH scooter parked in front of clothing store on Caùch Maïng Thaùng 8 Street in District 3 when they were detected by a team of seven street knights or robber-hunter group.
After being besieged by the team, the two suspects allegedly took out knives and aggressively fought back.
Two members of the volunteer team, Nguyeãn Hoaøng Nam, a 29year-old truck driver, and Nguyeãn
Vaên Thoâi, a 42-year-old motorbike taxi driver, died immediately after being stabbed. Three other men were injured.
According to police, Taøi, Phuù and Huøng had previous convictions for gambling, stealing and robbing respectively.