Men sentenced for armed robbery

TsirangCourt-armed robbery

Tsirang District court sentenced two men and two teenagers to prison term ranging from three to five years for armed robbery.

Valuable tusk stolen

A valuable elephant tusk measuring 5 feet 7 inches long, along with other valuable ornaments, were stolen from a Lhakhang at Walakha in Guma Gewog under Punakha. The incident happened Friday night.

Three sentenced to life for chorten vandalism

Three sentenced to life for chorten vandalism

Monggar Dzongkhag Court sentenced three men to life imprisonment for chorten vandalism. In a verdict passed yesterday, another man was sentenced to 13 years for solicitation and purchase of chortens’ nangten, illegally.

DPT will not pay Bha to Dasho Benji says the party

DPT will not pay Bha to Dasho Benji says the party

Druk Phuensum Tshopga (DPT) will not pay Bha- the monetary surety of Nu.75 Million- as demanded by the Special Adviser to the National Environment Commission, Dasho Paljor J. Dorji, popularly known as Dasho Benji.

Number of people abusing drugs rising

DrugOffenders

Number of people abusing drugs is on the rise. The Royal Bhutan Police arrested 530 male and 31 female in 2013. The number went up to 711 in 2014.

Police on the lookout for homicide suspect

CentralPlazaMurder

(Update): The police are still on the lookout for the suspect of a homicide case that took place in Thimphu.

Whereabouts of those abducted still not known

Armed men abduct 14-year-old from Gelegphu-

(Update):Even after four months, the whereabouts of two men, who were abducted from Shantipur in India, are still not known.

Judiciary feels the need to ensure trust and confidence

Judiciary feels the need to ensure trust and confidence

A major problem the judiciary in the country faces is to ensure trust and confidence of the people in the justice delivery system. The judiciary feels the constant amendments and enactments of the laws contribute to the trust deficit.

Dead body found outside central plaza

Dead body found outside central plaza

A dead body of a man was found outside the central plaza building located near Shearee Square in Changjalu, Thimphu. The police suspect it to be a case of homicide.

Three convicts on the loose after escaping custody

Convicts

Three male convicts, all sentenced for life imprisonment, escaped from police custody in Wangdue Phorang, last night. They are still on the loose.

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