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Arrests of Telecom CEO and former Chang Gup apparently related


The recent arrests of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bhutan Telecom, Tshewang Gyeltshen and the former Chang Gup, Naku are reportedly related.

Bhutan Telecom CEO in police custody


The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bhutan Telecom, Tshewang Gyeltshen, is in police custody.

Naja Gup in another controversy


Paro’s Naja Gup, Kado, has landed himself in yet another controversy. The villagers of Phirokha are accusing the gup of misusing the funds received for maintenance of a farm road.

Dasho Benji compelled to prove his comment: Representative


Dasho Paljor J. Dorji’s Representative says Dasho was compelled to recite facts to establish as to how Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), during its last five year of governance, has virtually robbed the country blind.

Former Gup of Chang arrested over alleged land scam


The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) detained Naku, the former Chang Gup in Thimphu and handed him over to the police, this morning.

Phuentshogling Court asks men involved in Gecko case to pay fine


The Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court has asked the Naja Gup of Paro and two other men involved in a Gecko case to pay a fine of Nu. 100,000 each to the Department of Forest and Park Services.

OAG submits investigation report

OAG-Chang Ugyen

(Update): The Office of Attorney General’s Prosecutor submitted 12 Thram copies and investigation report on Omkha and Lubding Land as requested by the former Royal Advisory Councillor, Chang Ugyen’s Representative.

Land Commission did not carry out scientific investigation: OAG

Land Commission did not carry out scientific investigation- OAG

(Update): The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said the Land Commission did not carry out any scientific investigation to cross-check the handwriting of their officials.

Four arrested for allegedly smoking marijuana


The Trashigang Police apprehended four students from Sherubtse College for allegedly smoking marijuana. They were arrested on Sunday night from Ritshangdung Village in Kanglung after the police received a complaint, says a source.

40 arrested in connection with chorten vandalism


Monggar Police have arrested over 40 people in connection with chorten vandalism in the last four months. They are suspected to be behind the vandalism of over 30 chortens in the East.



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