English | Dzongkha Saturday, August 27, 2016

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

Indian man arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle gold-

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.

Man, on the run for a year, arrested

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After more than a year of search, Jomotshangkha police in Samdrup Jongkhar arrested the 47-year-old man. He had been on the run after he was charged in connection with illegal transaction of 180 kilograms of marijuana.

Students allegedly involved in Changidaphu stabbing case released on bail

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Of the six students, suspected involved in Changidaphu stabbing case, four have been released on bail.

Three arrested for alleged rape

Thimphu police arrested three men for allegedly raping a 31-year-old woman near Centenary Farmer’s Market in Thimphu, Saturday. The woman died Tuesday of suspected heart disease.

Man charged with attempted vandalism of ATM

Man charged with attempted vandalism of ATM-

Thimphu police say the 28-year-old man, who allegedly attempted to vandalise an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in Thimphu in May, is the same man who tried to traffic two women to Malaysia.

Two sentenced in connection with vehicle insurance claim corruption

Two sentenced in connection with vehicle insurance claim corruption-

Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court sentenced two, a Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited’s employee and a private individual in connection with vehicle insurance claim corruption case.

Man charged with attempt to voluntary manslaughter and assault of a policeman

The suspect, who battered a policeman at Babesa in Thimphu, is being charged with criminal attempt to voluntary manslaughter and assault.

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