English | Dzongkha Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Man arrested in drug case

Phuentshogling Police arrested a 28-year-old man from Rinchending check-post for allegedly possessing more than 10,000 SP Plus capsules and other drugs on 3rd of this month.   

Man sentenced to 30 years for theft of Ku-Sung Thukten

Punakha District Court sentenced a 29-year-old man to 30 years in prison for stealing Ku-Sung Thukten and illegal sale of antiques. However, the buyer of the stolen items was acquitted due to lack of evidence beyond reasonable doubts.

Man arrested in stab case

Thimphu police arrested a 25-year-old man from the town yesterday evening for allegedly stabbing a 24-year-old woman. 

Four Bhutanese arrested in India in gold smuggling case

Four Bhutanese men were arrested from the New Delhi Railway Station and Shivaji Bridge Railway Station, India for alleged smuggling of gold. They were arrested by India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence on October 31.

Man sentenced to six years for embezzlement

Phuentsholing Dungkhag Court sentenced a 32-year-old man to six years in prison for embezzlement, forgery and official misconduct.

Man sentenced to nine years in prison for rape

The Chhukha District Court has sentenced a 37-year-old man from Tsirang to nine years in prison for raping and impregnating a 16-year-old girl. The man was found guilty of a rape of a child above 12 years of age.

Two men sentenced for burglary

Paro District Court sentenced two men to prison terms ranging from three to three and a half years for burglary. The judgement, which was passed on Monday, also ordered them to pay Nu 39,500 to the victim.  

Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder

The Punakha District Court has sentenced a 26-year-old man from Dzomi Gewog to 25 years in prison for murdering his uncle.

Two men charged in voluntary manslaughter case

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) has charged two men from Lhuentse in a voluntary manslaughter case. The miscellaneous hearing on the case was held in Lhuentse court last Thursday.

OAG appeals High Court against a judgment passed by Bumthang Court

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has recently appealed to the High Court against the Bumthang District Court’s judgment pertaining to a rape case.

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