Bad Vietnamese Gambler Held Hostage By Loan Shark

Svay Rieng: A 25-year-old Vietnamese man, VU THANH TUNG, was arrested for kidnapping a fellow Vietnamese national on October 29, 2019, at 5:20 pm. The victim, named as Tran Van Cahn, 35, was held hostage in room 2115 at Ground Casino, Bavet City, Svay Rieng.

The victim borrowed US$3,000 from the suspect to gamble in the casino, and lost it all. After the man couldn’t pay his debts, he was held and demands were sent to his family in Vietnam.

After being alerted, authorities released the gambler and arrested the loan shark, awaiting legal proceedings. AMAPAPA NEWS

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