English | Dzongkha Saturday, April 18, 2015

MoIC’s accountant allegedly misused government’s fund

MoIC’s accountant allegedly misused government’s fund

The Ministry of Information and Communications’ accountant is being held responsible for misuse of government’s fund amounting to over Nu 3.6 M.

Bhutan’s Rule of Law not up to mark: World Bank’s report

Bhutan’s Rule of Law not up to mark- World Bank’s report

The Registrar General of the Supreme Court, Tshering Dorji says he does not agree with the findings of the World Bank which says Bhutan has not been performing well, when it comes to implementing the Rule of Law. The report titled “Worldwide Governance Indicators Report” had collected data from 1996 to 2013 to summarise the quality of governance in a country.

Man detained for involuntary manslaughter

Man detained for involuntary manslaughter

Police in Trashi Yangtse have detained a man accused of involuntary manslaughter. The man’s wife is said to have succumbed to the injuries inflicted upon her by the man.

Lhakhang Karpo’s witnesses submit conflicting statement

Lhakhang Karpo’s witnesses submit conflicting statement-

Two among the four witnesses, who were members of the dzongkhag tender committee for renovation of Lhakhang Karpo, submitted conflicting statement to the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Haa District Court. This was revealed yesterday, during an evidence hearing of the ongoing Lhakhang Karpo case.

Dasho Benji’s Legal Representative submit evidence to prove DPT is corrupt

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Dasho Paljor J Dorji, popularly known as Dasho Benji, submitted his evidences to the Thimphu District Court today to prove “Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) is a corrupted and seditious party and has usurped the royal prerogatives”.

Four convicted for illegal census registration

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Zhemgang District Court sentenced four men to prison term ranging from one to one and a half years for illegal census registration. The former Gups of Shingkhar, Taula and Phuntsho, Shingkhar’s former Chimi, Yonten and a former BDBL staff of Zhemgang, Norden Drukpa have been convicted for forgery.

Woman detained after her boyfriend was found dead

Tshimasham Police-Woman detained after her boyfriend was found dead

Tshimasham Police in Chhukha have detained a 37-year-old woman from Gaeddu after her boyfriend was found dead. The body of the 49-year-old man was recovered from the steps of a power colony building in Tshimalakha.

Rape accused found hiding in a forest

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The 14-year-old boy, accused of raping a five-year old girl in Samtse, was arrested from a nearby forest in Doomtoed at 10 PM, yesterday. Police said he had gone hiding after a medical examination by the Doomtoed Basic Health Unit confirmed that the five-year-old girl child was raped.

Man sentenced for negligent homicide

Man sentenced for negligent homicide

Dagana District Court sentenced a 29-year-old man to six months in prison for negligent homicide of a 40-year-old man. The offender had laid an arrow trap that killed a 40-year-old man when the deceased accidentally stepped on it. The trap arrow was placed to protect maize form wild animals.

OAG reviewing Bangkok Embassy Case

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The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is reviewing the Bangkok Embassy Case that involves alleged misuse of millions of funds by the former head of chancery. The case was forwarded to the OAG by the Anti-Corruption Commission, last month.

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