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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

ZhemgangDistrictCourt- Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre

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.

Indian men sentenced for attempting to smuggle gold


Paro District Court sentenced four men of Indian origin to six months imprisonment each for attempting to smuggle gold. They were apprehended in May, this year, by the custom officials at the Paro International Airport. Since then, they have been under police custody.

A Cyber Unit to specialise in cyber crime


In an effort to fight against cyber crime, Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay held a high-level meeting with the relevant stakeholders in the capital, today.

Two Indian Nationals sentenced for gold smuggle attempt

Paro-gold smuggle -Verdict

Paro District court today sentenced two men from India to two and a half years in prison for attempting to smuggle gold.

A man arrested for forgery in Sarpang


Sarpang police arrested a man last Friday for forging the signature of his friend to withdraw money from the friend’s account. The incident took place on August 6.

Forged banknotes still in circulation


There are still some counterfeit banknotes into circulation, says the Royal Monetary Authority. Till date an estimated of a few thousands of each denomination of counterfeits have been detected.

Seven Indian Nationals sentenced for smuggling gold


Seven Indian Nationals who were arrested earlier in February for smuggling around 8kg of gold have been sentenced from one and half years to 3 years in prison.



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