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Armed men abducts 14-year-old from Gelegphu

Armed men abducts 14-year-old from Gelegphu-

Armed men have abducted a 14-year-old boy from the Fishery area in Gelegphu on December 16.

OAG’s review of Lhakhang Karpo case in its last leg

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The Attorney General, in a telephonic interview, told BBS that the office has almost finished reviewing Lhakhang Karpo case.

Dasho Benji will not apologise to DPT, says his Lawyer

Dasho Benji will not apologise to DPT, says his Lawyer

(Update): Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, popularly known as Dasho Benji, will not apologise to Druk Phunseum Tshogpa (DPT) for his comment on social media, “of having robbed the country blind”.

Indian man sentenced for sexual harassment

Indian man sentenced for sexual harassment

The Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced a 44-year-old man from India to six months in prison for sexually harassing an 18-year-old at work place. He can pay 22,500 in lieu of six months imprisonment.

Six get life imprisonment for chorten vandalism

Four get life for chorten vandalism

Six men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for chorten vandalism. The verdict against 19 men was passed by the Monggar district court today. Our Reporter, Kuenga Tashi, says that 11 of them were given sentences ranging from one and half years to 17 years, depending on their involvement to the crime.

Five sentenced for Chorten vandalism

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Monggar District Court sentenced five men for Chorten vandalism. Three were given life sentences, one seven years and the other, one three.

Chang Ugyen should be convicted for acquiring land illegally: OAG

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The Office of Attorney General (OAG), while submitting nine evidence, said the former Royal Advisory Councillor, Chang Ugyen should be convicted for acquiring land through illegal means.

OAG submits evidences against Land Record Officer

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(Update): The Office of Attorney General submitted 12 evidences against Land Record Officer, Sonam Norbu, during the evidence hearing, today. The OAG said the handwriting on the tampered Thrams of land belonging to Chang Ugyen, was Sonam Norbu’s.

Man sentenced for raping a minor

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Tsirang District Court sentenced a 24-year-old man from Tongsingnang, Tsirangtoe for nine years and six months in prison. He was charged for raping a 15-year-old student.

Lhakhang Karp case still with OAG

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(Update): The alleged corruption case of Lhakhang Karp construction in Haa is still with Office of the Attorney General (OAG). The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) had forwarded the case to OAG almost two months back. The Attorney General, Phuntsho Wangdi, said the case is under review and that he cannot comment on when the review would be complete.

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