English | Dzongkha Saturday, February 23, 2019

Two men arrested after an obscene ritual clip goes viral

Thimphu police arrested two former monks after a video clip showing one of them allegedly involved in lewd and lascivious conduct during a religious ritual went viral.  

Three accused turn approvers in alleged Trongsa land scam

Three accused in the alleged Trongsa land scam case turned approvers during the two-day witness hearing in the district court, which ended yesterday..

Three arrested for alleged battery

Paro police detained three women aged in between 28 and 36 years for an alleged battery case yesterday. The incident happened earlier this month. However, it was reported to the police only on Tuesday.

High Court convicts six men for murder

The High Court sentenced six men from four years to life imprisonment for the murder of a 26-year-old man. The judgement passed yesterday also ordered the two main convicts to pay a compensation of Nu 492,875 to the deceased’s father within one month from the date of judgement.

Two accountants likely to face forgery, embezzlement charges

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has charged two accountants with forgery and embezzlement of government fund.

Man sentenced for rape

The Thimphu District Court has sentenced a 28-year-old man from Dagana to ten years in prison for rape.

Four men from India sentenced for kidnapping

The Thimphu District Court has convicted four men from India in a kidnap case and sentenced them to twenty-three-and-a-half-years in prison.

ACC charges former labour minister and DG of corrupt practices

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says the former labour and human resources minister, Ngeema Sangay Tshempo, and the serving Director General of the Department of Employment and Human Resources, Sherab Tenzin, have engaged in unethical practices that amount to corruption.
The ACC uncovered the corrupt practices while carrying out investigations into the ministry’s alleged collusion and […]

ACC calls for cancellation of BEO’s license, says it was illegally licensed

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says the Bhutan Employment Overseas (BEO) was illegally established and has called for cancellation of its license.

Paro court convicts seven men in two separate gold smuggling cases

The Paro District Court sentenced six men to five years in prison and another man to two-and-a-half-years for gold smuggling yesterday. The men were found guilty of smuggling gold from Tibet to India.

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