English | Dzongkha Friday, August 18, 2017

Man receives life sentence for rape & murder

The 23-year-old man who raped and murdered a 19-year-old girl in Gomtu in March this year has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Samtse District Court.

Haa Court convicts BOD’s fuel depot manager, attendant

Haa District Court sentenced the fuel depot manager of Bhutan Oil Distributor in Haa to one year three months in prison. The court also sentenced a fuel attendant to 3 years and one month in prison.

Paro police investigate suspected gold smuggling case

Four men are in Paro police custody after they were arrested for a suspected gold smuggling case.

OAG appeals to High Court against JPLP case judgement

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has appealed to the High Court against the judgement passed by the Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court on the tax evasion case involving Lalchand Prasad, the owner of M/s Jatan Prasad Lalchand Prasad (JPLP), an Indian grocery store operating in Phuentshogling.

Father accused of sexually abusing daughter

The Office of the Attorney (OAG) today forwarded a case involving a 40-year-old father who is accused of raping his daughter to Thimphu District Court.

Courts receive petition from convicts in SP+ cases

Following the supreme court’s judgment on the first Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+) case in the country, some courts in the country have now started receiving petitions from people convicted so far for illegal possession or trafficking of SP+ drugs.

CCTV camera helps Police nab murder suspects

Thimphu Police apprehended four men for their alleged involvement in the death of a 33-year-old man on Wednesday.

Supreme Court judgement allows convicts in SP+ cases to pay thrimthue

The Supreme Court, in a judgement issued yesterday on the first Spasmo Proxyvon Plus (SP+)  case in the country, ruled that people convicted so far for illegal possession or trafficking of SP+ can pay in lieu of their prison terms.

Principal of Damphu HSS denies allegations against him

The Principal of Damphu Higher Secondary School in Tsirang denied all the allegations made against him by Bal Bahadur Subbha, the brother of school’s former cook, Harka Bahadur Subbha, who went missing for almost nine days in Bangkok during study tour in January this year.

Man arrested for alleged rape of minor

Thimphu police detained a 33-year-old man on July 22 for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl.

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