English | Dzongkha Thursday, April 18, 2019

Man sentenced to 25 years for raping his daughter

The Panbang Dungkhag Court sentenced a 36-year-old man from Goshing Gewog of Zhemgang to 25 years in prison for raping his 10-year-old daughter.

OAG forwards RICB’s former ED case to court

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) forwarded the case involving the former Executive Director (ED) and two General Managers of Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan (RICB) to the Thimphu District Court on April 5.

Man sentenced for selling properties without consent of rightful owners

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced a 30 -year-old man to four years in prison for selling other’s properties without the consent of rightful owners. The judgment was passed on April 4.

Bhutanese truck driver assaulted in Deosuri

A Bhutanese truck driver suffered injuries after a mob of Indians attacked him. The incident happened on Monday at Deosuri, an Indian town in Assam about 20 kilometres away from Gelegphu.

Man gets life sentence for murdering his ex-wife

Thimphu District Court sentenced a 35-year-old man to life in prison for murdering his ex-wife, a 27-year-old woman. The judgment, which was passed on March 29, also ordered the convict to pay compensation of Nu 492,875 to the deceased’s sister within ten days from the day of the judgement.

Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for statutory rape

Sarpang District Court sentenced a 35-year-old man to 15 years in prison for statutory rape. The Judgement was passed on March 26.

Four sentenced in drug case

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced four men ranging from one and a half year to nine years in prison for smuggling drugs.

Mother sentenced for abandoning newborn & rape of a minor

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced a 27-year-old woman to eleven years in prison for abandoning an infant and rape of a minor. The judgement was passed yesterday.

Two BDBL employees detained for alleged embezzlement

Police in Tsirang detained two cashiers of the Bhutan Development Bank Limited’s (BDBL) branch office on March 21.

Man electrocuted in Monggar

A 31- year -old man, a driver with the Construction Development Corporation Limited (CDCL) was electrocuted while he was cleaning a water tank in their colony in Monggar yesterday.

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