Thanh was detained on suspicion of posing as a police officer (Source: congan.com.vn)

HCM City  (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City Investigation Police Agency on June 14 detained a man on suspicion of posing as a police officer to steal property from foreigners. 

Dang Tuan Thanh, 21, from the southern province of Tay Ninh , admitted that he successfully conducted seven muggings by claiming to be a criminal police officer and stopping foreigners for random checks before robbing their belongings. 

The police searched Thanh’s house and seized one motorbike, nine handbags, two watches, a laptop, three packets of methanphetamine and a fake police card. 

The case is under further investigation.-VNA