English | Dzongkha Wednesday, July 8, 2015

OAG submits appeal petitions against Lhakhang Karpo verdict

OAG submits appeal petitions against Lhakhang Karpo verdict-

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) submitted their appeal petitions against Haa District Court’s judgement on the acquittal of foreign minister and project manager in Lhakhang Karpo case, today.

Men deny killing leopard for trade

Men deny killing leopard for trade

Two men have denied the killing of leopard for trade in Gyalgong under Silambi Gewog in Monggar. Gyalpoizhing Range Office had recovered skin and bones of leopard from their house after a tip-off.

Woman detained for allegedly murdering a couple

Paro Police have detained a 25-year-old woman from Samtse for allegedly murdering a married couple. The police said the husband and wife were strangled to death on Wednesday evening in Woochu under Loong-nyi Gewog.

Verdict not stringent enough

Verdict not stringent enough

Six months sentence to the three men, who misused Bhutanese SIM cards, is not fair, according to the relatives of two Bhutanese who were kidnapped and still have not returned.

Bhutanese detained in New Delhi for allegedly smuggling gold

Bhutanese detained in New Delhi for allegedly smuggling gold

A man from Sha-Kazhi in Wangdue Phodrang is detained at India’s capital Delhi’s district jail at Rohini in connection with alleged smuggling of 17 kilograms of gold worth over Nu 44 M.

Project engineer of Lhakhang Karpo receives 2 and half years

Project engineer of Lhakhang Karpo receives 2 and half years

The project engineer of the Lhakhang Karpo corruption case was sentenced to a total of two years and six months prison term by the Haa District Court, yesterday.

Foreign minister acquitted

Foreign minister acquitted

Haa District Court acquitted Foreign Minister, Rinzin Dorje of the alleged abuse of functions, related to Lhakhang Karpo’s reconstruction, as the then Haa Dzongda.

Man convicted for voluntary manslaughter

Thimphu District Court sentenced a man from Punakha to nine years in prison for voluntary manslaughter. The court also asked him to pay the victim’s family a compensation of Nu 450,000 and expenses incurred during funeral rites.

Nangkha Nangdrig training begins

Nangkha Nangdrig training begins

The President of the Bhutan National Legal Institute, Her Royal Highness, Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck graced the opening of training on Nangkha Nangdrig or mediation in Chhukha, today.

Police plans to install shock sensors to prevent chorten vandalism

Police plans to install shock sensors to prevent chorten vandalism

To prevent chorten vandalism, police are planning to install shock sensors inside the chortens.

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