Vietnam jails fugitive tycoon for nine years after one-day trial

Phan Van Anh Vu (Vu Nhom) listens during the verdict session of his trial at a court in Hanoi, Vietnam July 30, 2018. VNA/Doan Tan via REUTERS

HANOI (Reuters) – A Hanoi court sentenced a fugitive Vietnamese tycoon to nine years in prison on Monday for deliberate disclosure of state secrets following a one-day trial, the government said. Property developer Phan Van Anh Vu had fled to Singapore seeking passage to Germany but was arrested in Vietnam earlier this year after Singaporean […]

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