English | Dzongkha Sunday, February 14, 2016

Former customs’ RD intentionally deceived the state: OAG

Former customs’ RD intentionally deceived the state- OAG-

Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said the former Regional Director of Revenue and Customs Office, Choyzang Tashi intentionally deceived the state. OAG put up their submission for the preliminary hearing to the Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court, today.

Slight increase in number of accidents under alcohol influence

Slight increase in number of accidents under alcohol influence-

The number of motor vehicle accidents, under the influence of alcohol, slightly increased last year as compared to 2014. From 160 cases reported in 2014, the number increased to 195 in 2015.

Crime rate comes down by 13 percent

There was a drop of 13 percent crime rate in the country in 2015 as compared to 2014. From 2,367 cases in 2014 the number decreased to 2,055, last year.

Suspect in death of Radio Jockey could be charged for involuntary manslaughter

Suspect in death of Radio Jockey could be charged for involuntary manslaughter-

Thimphu Police say an 18 year-old suspect could be charged for involuntary manslaughter of a 26 year-old Radio Jockey. They had arrested the suspect on January 13. The suspect is a former convict.

OAG files a case against revenue and customs’ former RD

OAG files a case against revenue and customs' former RD-

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) filed a case against the former Regional Director of the Regional Revenue and Customs office in Phuentshogling with the Dungkhag court. The former regional director has been charged for 15 counts of forgery and two offences relating to witnesses.

Case of alleged molestation forwarded to the court

Case of alleged molestation forwarded to the court-

Damphu police forwarded the case, involving a 43-year-old man who allegedly molested his niece, to Tsirang District Court, today. The man is accused of incest and also trying to escape detention.

Hearing on JPLP tax evasion to begin again

Hearing on JPLP tax evasion to begin again

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court is most likely to begin the hearing on JPLP tax evasion case in three weeks time. The case had been deferred since November, last year. The court was to hold the hearing on December 28, last year.

Paro and Haa see drop in sandalwood smuggling cases

Paro and Haa see drop in sandalwood cases-

The number of sandalwood smuggling cases has seen a drastic drop in Paro and Haa in 2015 as compared to the year before. Officials say strict vigilance and stricter penalties have deterred offenders from smuggling the prized sandalwood.

Suspect detained in connection with Radio Jockey’s death

Suspect detained in connection with Radio Jockey’s death-

(Update): Thimphu police have detained a student in connection with the death of a 26-year-old Radio Jockey. Sources say the police were able to track down the suspect while tracing the deceased’s cell phone, on Wednesday. The deceased’s cell phone and wallet were missing when his body was found on January 2.

Messenger allegedly embezzles Nu 4.9 M

Messenger allegedly embezzles- Bhutan Post-

Bhutan Postal Corporation Limited’s messenger allegedly embezzled over Nu 4.9 M of Election Commission of Bhutan’s fund, the Anti-Corruption Commission’s finding says. ACC’s investigation says the messenger withheld original bills meant for ECB and claimed more using false bills.

Copyright © 2016 BBSC.