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Father sentenced for assaulting daughter


The Tsirang District Court sentenced a 38-year-old man to one year imprisonment for assaulting his six-year-old daughter.

Man booked for alleged negligent homicide

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Dagana Police have detained a 26-year-old man from Balung under Laja Gewog in Dagana for alleged negligent homicide. The accused had laid a bow trap that killed a 40-year-old man when he accidentally stepped on it.

Chang Ugyen manipulated and tampered documents: OAG


The Office of Attorney General (OAG), in their rebuttal submission to the court, said the 3.02 acres land in Omkha and seven-acre in Lubding in Lungtenphu were acquired through illegal means- by tampering and manipulating documents.

Court to assess DPT’s lawsuit against Dasho Benji

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The Thimphu District Court says it first needs to assess if the libel lawsuit, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) had filed against Dasho Benji, is criminal or civil case. The preliminary hearing was conducted, today.

Former land record officer rebuts OAG’s allegations


A former land record officer with the National Land Commission, Sonam Norbu, rebutted the allegations made against him by the Office of Attorney General (OAG), at the Thimphu District Court, this morning.

Man detained for possessing contraband substance


The Narcotic Drug and Law Enforcement Unit of Phuentshogling Police detained a 25-year-old man from Pema Gatshel in connection with illegal possession of controlled substances.

Chang Ugyen refutes OAG’s allegations


The former Royal Advisory Councillor, Chang Ugyen, refuted the Office of the Attorney General’s allegations against him of creating a fake land registration certificate, in his opening statement before the Thimphu District Court, this morning.

Man arrested for alleged raping a minor


The police in Tsirang arrested a 24-year man from Tsirangtoed for allegedly raping a 15-year old student.

Tsirang Police on the lookout for murder suspect

Tsirang Police on the lookout for murder suspect

The Police in Tsirang are looking for a 25-year-old murder suspect, who went missing on August 29. He is suspected of murdering his wife. His wife’s body was found in almost a decomposed state. The doctors say she could have been dead for nine days.

12-year-old sent to Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre

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Zhemgang District Court sent a 12-year-old boy to Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre in Chhukha for 18 months. The juvenile is a repeated offender. He was caught stealing laptops and other items several times.



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