Mr Duong Hung Cuong, Chairman of the Board and PetroVietnam General Director, Stock Joint Investment of Oil and Gas, was arrested on November 21 because of the line that led to Xiang Thanh to escape abroad.
Tui newspaper dated 27/11 quoted anonymously from the Nghe police saying that the arrest by the Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Public Protection and police and this province had searched Cuong's house in Hamlet 17, Ci Phu Commune, Vinh City (Nghe An).
However, deputy director General Nghe An Petroleum Company said that he had not received formal notification from the police for arrest.
Mr Duong Cuong, 41, has a degree in Architects and MBA in International Business. He is the Director General of the Nghe An Petroleum Company from November 2009 to date.
According to the British newspaper "The Guardian", Trinh Xuan Thanh, who was carrying a diplomatic passport, came to Laos at the end of July 2016, arriving in Thailand and then in Turkey to Germany.
On July 31, 1977, state media said that former Vice President of Hau Giang Province Trinh Xuan Thanh suddenly appeared in the Criminal Department of the Ministry of Public Protection in Hanoi.
German accused Vietnamese agents of kidnapping Mr Thanh in Berlin on July 23 last year.
This event caused a diplomatic tension between the countries of Vietnam and European countries such as Germany, Slovakia …
On 25/7/2018, the German court sentenced three-year prisoners and 10 months to Nguyen Hai Long, a Czech citizen, because he was allegedly participating in assisting the Vietnamese secretary police challenged former oil and gas officer Trinh Xuan. The bar in Germany.
Trinh Xuan Thanh, in the beginning of 2018, was sentenced to life imprisonment for two offenses, "deliberately breaking state regulations causing serious consequences," and "asset fracture" was carried out in PVN and PVC.