Seven charged in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants found in lorry trailer in UK

Police in Vietnam have charged seven people in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found in a refrigerated trailer in the UK last October, state media said.

The suspects were charged with organising and brokering illegal emigration, the official Vietnam News Agency said.

It said an investigation showed they had helped 67 people travel illegally to European countries to work.

Vietnamese police also asked the government to seek...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2020-02-21 18:17
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