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Second Sandalwood consignment seized in just two days

Second Sandalwood consignment seized in just two days,smuggled sandalwood,Tsento Gewog,Paro

A second consignment of illegal sandalwood has been confiscated in Paro in just two days. More than 50 pieces of smuggled sandalwood was seized from Tsento Gewog in Paro at around 6am yesterday.

Illegal red sandalwood confiscated

Illegal red sandalwood confiscated

Officials from the Paro Divisional Forest and Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Park confiscated a pick-up truck, loaded with illegal red sandalwood. The vehicle was caught at around 1:20am yesterday from Metse under Tsento Gewog in Paro.

Separate desk created to handle issues related to women and children

Separate desk created to handle issues related to women and children-GElegphu

Any issues related to women and children under 18 years in the dzongkhag will be looked after by a separate desk under the Gelegphu Police. The desk was created on Monday.

Man sentenced for raping niece

Tsirang District Court

The Tsirang District Court sentenced a 36-year old man to nine years and six months in prison for raping his niece. The verdict was passed on Friday.

Two detained for possessing contraband substance

Contrabad Substance

The Narcotic Drug and Law Enforcement Unit of Phuentshogling Police Station has detained a Bhutanese, 19, and an Indian, 28. The men were apprehended for possessing controlled substances. They were apprehended yesterday afternoon.

Two more chortens vandalised


Following the chorten vandalism on Sunday night in Nangkor Gewog in Zhemgang, Police have again found out that another two Chortens were robbed off its nangtens on Monday night in the same gewog.

Chortens vandalised in Zhemgang again


Two Jangchub Chortens were robbed off its Nangtens on Sunday night in two different locations under Nangkhor Gewog in Zhemgang.

Man booked for allegedly raping niece

Man booked for allegedly raping niece- Tsirang

Tsirang Police apprehended a 36-year-old man, who was charged for raping his 16-years-old niece. The minor is a student.

Investigation on stolen gold butter lamp continues

gold butter lamp-Tango Monastery

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Thimphu Police is continuing their investigations to track down the miscreants involved in the theft of a gold butter lamp from the Tango Monastery.

Thimphu records highest crime

Annual Crime Statistics for 2012-13

Thimphu records the highest crime with 1,314 cases registered, states the Annual Crime Statistics for 2012-13. The report was launched at a press conference in Thimphu today.



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