English | Dzongkha Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Paro district court convicted a man for smuggling 43 kg of gold in October last year

Paro district court yesterday sentenced Gyeb Tshering to almost 6 years for illegally smuggling gold from Tibet to India. The 48 year-old convict from Tsento Gewog in Paro was caught smuggling 43 Kg of gold in October last year.  

Trongsa district court convicted a man for larceny

Trongsa district court convicted Nimala from Trashiyangtse, a petty contractor, to one year imprisonment after the convict was found guilty of larceny of a tender document to construct a farm road at Mikchen of Bji village under Nubi Gewog in Trongsa.

High Court sentences man to nine years for embezzlement

The High Court sentenced a 44-year-old man Chenda Tobgay from Punakha to more than nine years in prison for embezzlement. The judgment was passed yesterday with partial alteration from the lower court’s judgment.

Three former lecturers of CLCS detained

Of the ten former staffs of the College of Language and Culture Studies (CLCS) in Trongsa under special investigation for alleged sexual harassment, three former lecturers were detained by the Trongsa police on Sunday for probable sexual harassment of students.

High Court upheld the Judgement of Haa district court

The High court upheld the judgement of Haa district court in regards to attempt to voluntary manslaughter and battery involving 29 year-old Tandin from Samdrup Jongkhar and 33 year-old Sonam Dorji from Haa. 

A man charged for unnatural sex, Tsirang

Tsirang Police forwarded a case of alleged unnatural sex leading to the death of a woman and failure to report a crime, to Tsirang district court on 24th May, 2019.

Man sentenced to five years for rape of a married person and official misconduct. 

Thimphu District Court sentenced a 30-year-old man to five years in prison for rape of a married person and official misconduct. The judgment passed yesterday also asked the convict to pay Nu 243,750 ngultrum to the victim and her husband within 10 to 90 days from the day of judgment.

Six vehicles vandalised at Ossay

Six vehicles including an excavator, a car and four trucks were vandalised at Ossay bypass road construction site last night.

Woman in Bumthang denies child trafficking charges

A 31-year-old woman in Bumthang who has been charged with child trafficking has denied the charges against her. She submitted her rebuttal at the District Court on Tuesday where the case is on trial.

Five sentenced in gold smuggling case

The Paro District Court sentenced five men to prison terms ranging from five years and one month to one year and 14 days for gold smuggling today.

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