English | Dzongkha Friday, January 24, 2020

Two taxi drivers and an Indian convicted for illegal transportation of immigrants

Thimphu District Court, on last Thursday, sentenced two men to three years each in prison for helping two non-nationals to enter the country without valid immigration documents and an Indian man to 18 months for solicitation.

6 men arrested for smuggling sex toys

Acting on information, Paro Police apprehended 6 men for alleged smuggling of thousands of sex toys along with some other Chinese goods recently.

Woman arrested in gold smuggling case

A businesswoman in her late 30s is in Paro Police custody for smuggling 5.093 kilograms of gold. The suspect was apprehended yesterday afternoon by the Regional Revenue and Customs Officials at Paro airport.

She was found in possession of five gold biscuits each weighing a kilogram. She was caught while returning from Bangkok. According to Custom Officials, […]

Former Trongsa dzongda, wife and five others sentenced in land scam case

The former Trongsa Dzongda Lhap Dorji was convicted for 13 years for forgery, official misconduct and execution of documents by deception in the Trongsa’s land scam case yesterday. But was given a concurrent prison term of five years.

Three Indians arrested in a gold smuggling case

Three Indian men are in Paro Police Custody for smuggling 1.155 kilograms of gold. The Regional Revenue and Customs Office apprehended the suspects at the Paro International Airport on November 8.

BNLI introduces mediation units in the courts

The Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI) is introducing court-annexed mediation in courts throughout the country, as a significant reform in the judiciary. With the introduction of the mediation units within the courts, people will have enhanced access to prompt and speedy justice.

MMCL puts up enforcement petition in the Phuentshogling Court

A Mumbai based company, Minex Metallurgical Company Limited (MMCL), a manufacturer and supplier of aluminium products has put up a petition in the Phuentsholing Dungkhag Court to enforce Supreme Court’s judgment passed in June this year against SKW Tashi Metals and Alloys Private Limited.

ACC implicates 3 engineers of Thimphu Thromde

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) accused three engineers of Thimphu Thromde and two contractors for collusion and bribery while carrying out developmental works of the thromde.

Contract teacher arrested for alleged rape

Dagana police arrested a 26-year-old man for the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl on October 12. 

High Court upholds District Court’s judgment on SJ Zangdopelri land case

The High Court Bench III upheld the Samdrup Jongkhar District Court’s judgement on the Zangdopelri land dispute case.

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