Mr. Duong Hung Cuong, chairman of the board of directors and general manager PetroVietnam, was arrested on November 21 due to the line that led Trinh Xuan Thanh to flee abroad.
The 27-year-old Tuoi Tre newspaper quoted an anonymous source from Nghe An Police, who said the arrest by the Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Public Security and the police of this province had sought Cuong's house at Hamlet 17, Nghi Phu , the city of Vinh (Nghe An).
However, the deputy general manager of Nghe An Petroleum Company said he had not received a formal notification from the police about his arrest.
Mister. Duong Cuong, 41, has an Architecture Diploma and an International Business MBA. He is the general manager of Nghe An Petroleum Company since November 2009 to date.
According to the British newspaper "The Guardian," Trinh Xuan Thanh, carrying a diplomatic passport, fled to Laos in late July 2016, arriving in Thailand and then in Turkey in Germany.
On July 31, 1977, state media reported that former Hau Giang Deputy President, Trinh Xuan Thanh, suddenly appeared in the Criminal Department of the Hanoi Public Security Ministry.
Germany accused Vietnamese agents of Thanh's kidnapping in Berlin on July 23 last year.
This incident has caused diplomatic tensions between Vietnam and European countries such as Germany, Slovakia …
On 25.7.2018, the German court sentenced three and ten months prisoners to Nguyen Hai Long, a Czech citizen, for participating in assisting Vietnamese secret police who kidnapped former Trinh Xuan official. The bar in Germany.
Trinh Xuan Thanh, in early 2018, was sentenced to life imprisonment for two crimes, "violating intentionally state regulations that have caused serious consequences," and "diversion" took place at PVN and PVC.