On November 21, at the first instance trial, the People’s Court of Da Nang City sentenced Nguyen Huu Phuc (32 years old, living in Quang Phong Ward, Ba Don Town, Quang Binh) to 17 years in prison for property theft.
According to the indictment, in the early morning of November 25, 2022, Nguyen Huu Phuc brought 1 force pliers and 2 metal bars to store F. Dien Bien Phu Street (Thanh Khe Dong Ward, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang City). .
Phuc used pliers to break the lock, break in and steal, but at this time because there were many people walking around in front of the store, Phuc could not bring out the property so he left.
On December 7, 2022, Phuc continued to look for vulnerable phone stores to steal and targeted store F. Ngo Quyen Street (An Hai Bac Ward, Son Tra District, Da Nang City).
In the early morning of December 8, 2022, Phuc brought force pliers and two metal bars, quickly used force pliers to cut the outside rolling door lock, cut the mirror’s locking chain and broke inside. Phuc went to the place where the safe was located and used two metal bars to pry open the safe, stealing 302.5 million VND.
After that, Phuc continued to go to the phone display shelves, used 2 iron bars to pry open the cabinet door to take 32 mobile phones (including 11 iPhone 13, 12 iPhone 14, 9 iPhone 12), 2 smart watches. Apple Watch, 2 iPad Gen 10 tablets, 1 imported 20W charger accessory. Total asset value is more than 650 million VND.
Phuc threw away the force pliers and two metal bars at the scene and then rode his motorbike into Quang Ngai City. Phuc continued to take a bus to Ho Chi Minh City, rented 2 rooms in a motel, 1 room to hide stolen property, 1 room to stay.
The next morning, Phuc changed the color of his motorbike’s paint and attached a fake license plate. From December 10, 2022 to January 7, 2023, Phuc sold his phone in many places in Binh Duong and Ho Chi Minh City, selling it through social networks. festival.
Phuc admitted that because he loved gambling and often went to Cambodia to gamble, leading to debt, Phuc stole. Phuc continued to bring the money from selling the phone and stealing it to Cambodia to gamble. After losing everything, Phuc returned to Ho Chi Minh City and prepared a plan to continue stealing when he was arrested.
The investigation agency determined that the total value of the assets that Phuc appropriated was nearly 1 billion VND. Meanwhile, Nguyen Huu Phuc has two previous convictions for property theft.
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