English | Dzongkha Monday, May 25, 2015

Man sentenced for raping a minor

tsirang district court

Tsirang District Court sentenced a 33-year-old man from Paksey, Khibisa Gewog, under Dagana to nine years and six months in prison for raping a minor and possessing contraband substance.

LPG cylinders distributors overcharged consumers for years

LPG cylinders distributors overcharged consumers for last 10 years-

A recent audit report on import and distribution of LPG cylinders in the country has found that distributors had overcharged consumers while refilling the cylinders. Consumers were charged for home delivery services, without actually providing the services by the distributors, amounting to Nu 112 M from 1999 till last October.

Defamation case filed against Kuensel dismissed

SamtseCourt-Dismiss-PCAL-Kuensel-Case

The Samtse Dzongkhag Court has dismissed the defamation case filed by the Penden Cement Authority against Kuensel. According to the Court, PCAL failed to submit the details of distorted or false report as claimed in their earlier letter to the court last month.

Men arrested for allegedly forging visas

Men arrested for allegedly forging visas

Two men are in police custody in Paro for allegedly attempting to forge visas of 19 Thai tourists.

MoIC terminates accountant for allegedly misusing office money

MoIC terminates accountant for allegedly misusing office money-

(Update): The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) managed to recover the full amount, Nu 3.6 M, from the ministry’s accountant who is alleged to have misused the money through fraudulent practices.

Third suspect allegedly involved in Taxi driver murder surrenders

(Update): The third suspect, allegedly involved in the murder of a 50-year-old taxi driver, surrendered to Thimphu Police on Saturday. “Soon after the announcement in electronic and print media, RBP received inputs from an informer that the suspect is at Kakarvitta in Nepal with his distant relatives,” said the Chief of Police, Brigadier Kipchu Namgyel.

Crime rate down in Samtse

Crime rate down in Samtse

Samtse’s crime rate has come down by 60 percent, preliminary figures for the first fourth months show. The records with Samtse police show, the two most common crimes, burglary and battery, has dropped considerably by 75 percent.

Dasho Benji opposes DPT’s intention to withdraw case

Dasho Benji oppose DPT's intention to withdraw case-

Dasho Paljor J.Dorji’s Lawyer said his client will not agree with Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s decision to withdraw the ongoing case between Dasho and the DPT. The Lawyer said Dasho wants to continue the legal battle.

Two men detained in connection with taxi driver murder

Third suspect-Karma Dorji-still at large

Thimphu city police have detained two suspects, in connection with the murder of a 50-year-old taxi driver, whose body was found on the way to Royal Thimphu College. The third suspect, Karma Dorji, who is from Paro, is still at large.

DPT wants to withdraw its case against Dasho Benji

DPT wants to withdraw its case against Dasho Benji

The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) wants to withdraw the case against Dasho Paljor J Dorji, popularly known as Dasho Benji. The Opposition Party’s reasoning to the court was that the case had led to varied discussions among the people and was creating a divisive society. This, they said, was setting a wrong precedence as it was giving opportunity to the disgruntled people to create misunderstanding in the society.

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