Two Chinese nationals imprisoned for organising illegal stay for foreigners in Vietnam hinh anh 1Guo Long (R) and Chi Jun Hua (Photo:
Hanoi (VNA) – The People’s Court of Hanoi on December 21 sentenced two Chinese nationals, Guo Long and Chi Jun Hua, to eight years and six months, and seven years in prison, respectively, for organising illegal stay in Vienam for foreigners, under Clause 3 of Article 348 in the 2015 Penal Code.

The two defendants will be expelled from Vietnam after serving the prison term.

According to the indictment, on May 2, 46 Chinese nationals were detected living illegally in the Florence apartment building in Nam Tu Liem district (Hanoi).

The investigation agency found that Guo and Chi entered Vietnam unlawfully in March. They then were hired by another Chinese to arrange accommodations for Chinese nationals, who were brought into Vietnam illegally.

The agency found that the couple had arranged accommodations in Vietnam for a total of 27 Chinese people./.