English | Dzongkha Sunday, June 26, 2016

Woman arrested for swindling Nu 7 M

Thimphu Police Station (2)

Thimphu Police arrested a Bhutanese woman, who is in her mid-thirties, last month from India for allegedly deceiving three people of Nu 7 M. She had promised them jobs in the United States and had asked for the money to process visas.

BoB transfers Nu 16M based on fake e-mail

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The Bank of Bhutan (BoB) transferred Nu 16 million to three different accounts in India, Malaysia and Thailand based on a fake e-mail letter received from the Royal Audit Authority (RAA).

BNCA seizes alcohol and tobacco products in Thimphu

BNCA seizes alcohol and tobacco products in Thimphu

In a joint inspection carried out in the core town of Thimphu, Bhutan Narcotics Control Authority (BNCA) seized various brands of liquors amounting to more than Nu 30,000, yesterday.

Man sentenced to 30 years for murder

Man sentenced to 30 years for murder-

Thimphu District Court sentenced a man, 30, to 30 years imprisonment for stabbing a taxi driver, 50, to death.

No takers for cost-free legal aid service

No takers for cost-free legal aid service-

Not a single Bhutanese has availed legal aid service, the state provides free of cost. The state allocates Nu,100,000 annually for economically-disadvantaged Bhutanese to have access to legal counsel.

Man arrested for alleged drug trafficking

Man arrested for alleged drug trafficking-

Thimphu Police arrested a 26-year-old man from Olakha, in Thimphu for alleged drug trafficking, yesterday. A huge amount of contraband drugs were seized from the suspect’s residence, according to the police.

Two apprehended for allegedly possessing controlled substance

Two apprehended for allegedly possessing controlled substance-

Thimphu police apprehended two men for allegedly possessing about 90 capsules of controlled substance, yesterday.

Mother of five allegedly gang raped

Mother of five allegedly gang raped-

Three men are under Zhawakha police custody for allegedly raping a 45-year-old woman in Wangdue Phodrang. Police apprehended the trio; two of them 19 and the third one 17-year-old, on Tuesday.

Man tries to break into BoB’s ATM

Man tries to break into BOB’s ATM-

An unidentified man tried to break into Bank of Bhutan’s ATM, located behind MKTS building in Thimphu, late into the night, yesterday.

Thimphu District Court to have specialised benches

Thimphu District Court to have specialised benches-

Thimphu District Court will have specialised benches within the next three months. It will have a Family and Children Bench, two Criminal Benches, and two Commercial Benches.

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