VIETNAM: 2 SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING OFFICIAL
April 6, 2011: A court in Ho Chi Minh City sentenced two men to death for murdering a senior Vietnamese Communist Party official.
The state-run Nhan Dan newspaper reported that Nguyen Trong Nhan, 31, and Luong Hoai Sang, 21, were convicted of fatally stabbing Dang Thu Hong, a deputy head of the party.
The pair also seriously wounded local official Bui Ngo Thi My and her daughter in the September attack.
The men had gone to My's house to beg her to not to take disciplinary action against one of their wives, who worked for her.
Hong was visiting the family when she was caught up in the attack. (Sources: AP, 07/04/2011)