English | Dzongkha Monday, September 26, 2016

OAG appeals to High Court against Chhukha District Court’s verdict

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The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) appealed to the High Court against Chhukha District Court’s verdict on the recent gold smuggling case, today.

Two farmers apprehended for allegedly possessing Hashish

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Two farmers, aged 23 and 27 from Punakha are in Thimphu police custody for allegedly possessing 18 sticks of Hashish.

Man arrested for allegedly misusing employer’s seal

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Paro police arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly misusing a hotel’s seal to avail loan from the Bhutan National Bank in December, last year.

Two brothers under custody for alleged possession of drugs

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Two brothers are under Thimphu police custody for allegedly possessing over 9,000 pieces of controlled substances. The substances were concealed in a rice bag at one of the suspect’s house in Changzamtog.

Sarpang court imprisons three for raping a minor

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Sarpang District Court convicted three men to nine years imprisonment for the gang rape of a 15-year-old female student. The court has also ordered the accused to pay a compensation of Nu 25,000 each to the victim.

OAG reviewing allegedly misappropriation of Nu 20 M

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The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is reviewing the embezzlement case of Nu 20 M by seven employees of Dungsam Cement Corporation Limited and four private individuals.

ACC investigating alleged misappropriation of public money

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is investigating the alleged misappropriation of public money from the Bhutan National Bank’s Paro branch by one of its employee.

Indian man arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle gold

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An Indian man, in his fifties, is in police custody for attempting to smuggle gold. Customs officials from Paro International Airport apprehended the man Wednesday, last week.

Son allegedly stabs mother

A 26-year-old man is under Thimphu police custody for allegedly stabbing his mother, last night.

Supreme Court passes verdict on Sonam Phuntsho versus Tandin Bidha case

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The Supreme Court passed the verdict on Sonam Phuntsho versus Tandin Bidha case, yesterday. The verdict has asked Tandin Bidha to pay Nu 18 M to Sonam Phuntsho within three months. If she fails to pay the amount, the verdict says, Sonam Phuntsho will have the right to take possession of half of the building owned by Tandin Bidha and her daughter Sonam Wangmo.

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