Man sentenced for involuntary manslaughter

Man sentenced for involuntary manslaughter

Gelegphu Dungkhag court sentenced a 24-year-old man to five years imprisonment for involuntary manslaughter of a 57-year-old man.

Foreign Minister had violated the tender laws: OAG

Foreign Minister had violated the tender laws- OAG.

In its rebuttal statement, the Office of Attorney General (OAG) said the Foreign Minister, Rinzin Dorje’s act of awarding contract illegally, as the then Haa Dzongda, had violated the tender laws. OAG was presenting its rebuttal on Lhakhang Karpo case to the Haa District Court, today.

ACC suspends foreign worker recruitment agency

ACC suspends foreign worker recruitment agency

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) suspended Menjong Foreign Worker Recruitment’s license for allegedly bringing in foreign workers, from across the border, through illegal means.

Foreign Minister contests charges in Lhakhang Karpo case

Foreign Minister contest charges in Lhakhang Karpo case

The Foreign Minister, Rinzin Dorje said the basis under which he was charged did not lead to any violation of laws, rules and regulations. The minister, who has decided not to take a lawyer, was submitting his opening statement to the Haa District Court on Lhakhang Karpo case, today.

Maximum chorten vandalism took place in the East

Maximum chorten vandalism took place in the East

Maximum number of chorten vandalism took place in the Eastern Dzongkhags, particularly Monggar and Trashigang in 2013-14.

Man arrested for Lhakhang burglary

Man arrested for Lhakhang burglary

Bumthang police arrested a 36-year-old man yesterday in connection with burglary at Chukchi Lhakhang in Gyetsha village under Bumthang.

Gup considers suing Trongsa court

Gup considers suing Trongsa court

Langthil Gup, Lham Dorji says, after a discussion in the Gewog Tshogdey, he will file a case against Trongsa District Court for detaining him. Trongsa court had detained him overnight for the contempt of court, yesterday. He was released this afternoon.

Three arrested for misusing SIM cards

Three arrested for misusing SIM cards

The police have arrested three men from Trongsa, Tsirang and Sarpang for misusing Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards, yesterday. They are said to have sold SIM cards, they had availed in their names, across the border.

RBP to start frisking youth upon home ministry’s approval

RBP to start frisking youth upon home ministry’s approval

The Royal Bhutan Police will soon start mass-patrolling and frisking youth, if they are found loitering after 10 PM in a group of more than two. However, the implementation will begin upon the approval of the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs.

Man accused of Olakha homicide case arrested

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A layman handed over the 39-year-old man, accused of homicide case at Olakha, Thimphu, to Punakha police, yesterday.

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