English | Dzongkha Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sharing clips perpetuating racial stereotypes a serious offense: Chief of Police

Sharing clips perpetuating racial stereotypes a serious offense- Chief of Police--

The Chief of Police, Brigadier Kipchu Namgyel says sharing video clips perpetuating racial stereotypes is a serious offense. He said it could cause communal disharmony in the country.

Man detained for assaulting woman

Man detained for assaulting woman-Zhemgang

Zhemgang police detained a 32-year-old man for allegedly assaulting a 31-year-old woman with a dagger. The woman suffered a deep cut on her right arm.

ACC detains two in connection with RICBL case

ACC detains two in connection with RICBL case (1)

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) detained two more employees of Bhutan National Bank Limited (BNBL) in connection with the Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) embezzlement case on Monday. They were working in the Paro BNBL branch.

Woman and grandson allegedly murdered

Woman and grandson allegedly murdered-

A woman, 60, and her 16-year-old grandson were allegedly murdered at Kuenga Rabten under Draagteng Gewog in Trongsa, last night. Their throats were slit open and medical reports say the victims succumbed to heavy head and neck injuries.

Hearing of bribery case involving immigration officials continue

Bribery case involving immigration officials continue (1)

The bribery and manipulation case involving some immigration officials and a foreign worker recruitment agencies is in the middle of evidence hearing. The hearing is taking place in Phuentshogling Dungkhag Court. Office of Attorney General (OAG) started prosecuting the case on May 11, this year.

OAG to handle View Point Resort’s case

OAG-OAG to handle View Point Resort’s case-

Office of Attorney General (OAG) will now handle the case of illegal transaction of 4.74 acres dry land in Trongsa where View Point Resort is built. The Anti-Corruption Commission had handed over the case to OAG.

Strong justifications for further prosecution: High Court

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The High Court has asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to submit strong justifications for the office to prosecute the Lhakhang Karpo case. During the show-cause hearing of the case yesterday, the court also asked Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to submit in writing as to why the case is being handed over to the commission for further prosecution.

Chang Ugyen’s case to unfold in High Court

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The Office of Attorney General (OAG) has appealed to the High Court concerning Chang Ugyen’s land case verdict by the Thimphu District Court. OAG has appealed that the sentence is not proportionate to the degree of the crime committed.

Men sentenced for smuggling marijuana

Men sentenced for smuggling marijuana

Monggar District Court sentenced two men to one year and one month imprisonment each for smuggling marijuana. The men, 65-year-old from Lhuentse and 39-year-old from Monggar were arrested in May for possessing 57 pieces of grass hashish weighing about 226 grams. They also had 6 grams of grass cannabis.

Series of burglary vex Samdrup Jongkhar’s housing residents

Series of burglary vex Samdrup Jongkhar’s housing residents

A series of burglary at the National Housing Development Corporation Colony in Samdrup Jongkhar is exasperating the residents. Last month, 10 burglaries took place at the colony.

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