• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAM'S FIELD COURT OF THE SECOND CORPS RECENTLY SENTENCED 43-YEARS-OLD SERGEANT NGUYEN, TO 15 YEARS OF HARD LABOUR ON TWO CHARGES OF ACCIDENTAL MANSLAUGHTER AND DELIBERATE MURDER.

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    SOUTH VIETNAM'S FIELD COURT OF THE SECOND CORPS RECENTLY SENTENCED 43-YEARS-OLD SERGEANT NGUYEN, TO 15 YEARS OF HARD LABOUR ON TWO CHARGES OF ACCIDENTAL MANSLAUGHTER AND DELIBERATE MURDER.

    THE COURT SAT IN NHA TRANG TO HOLD THE FIRST TRIAL SINCE ITS CREATION EARLIER THIS MONTH. A CROWD OF 2,000 WAS PRESENT, INCLUDING A FEW TOP RANKING MILITARY PERSONNEL.

    MAJOR-GENERAL DO CAO TRI, COMMANDER OF THE CORPS, PRESIDED. THE PROSECUTOR WAS MAJOR VU VAN KHIEN.

    THE INDICTMENT SAID THAT THE ACCUSED TOOK A CARBINE AND WENT TO THE XUAN THANH HAMLET IN QUANG NGAI PROVINCE FOR SOME PLEASURE SHOOTING. ONE OF HIS SHOTS KILLED A 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

    THE FIELD COURT'S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND CANNOT BE APPEALED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1P1OOH8LYR82H36O0N0GYYHJE
    Media URN:
    VLVA1P1OOH8LYR82H36O0N0GYYHJE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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