Long run ends for alleged cockfighting king


Ho Chi Minh City police arrested Truong Hoang Chien after more than a year on the run. Chien and six associates have been sought for prosecution for organized gambling since the aftermath of a raid by nearly 100 police on a cockfighting ring inside a cemetary. Police then arrested 99 gamblers and seized more than $20,000 and 10 fighting cocks then prosecuted 37 for gambling or organized gambling. Chien is alleged to have run gambling tables alongside the cockfighting.