English | Dzongkha Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Man charged for attempt to murder

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is charging a 30-year-old man from Samtse for an attempt to murder. The case is forwarded to Pema Gatshel District Court.

Man arrested in stabbing case in Thimphu

Thimphu police arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly stabbing a 39-year-old man at Olakha on Monday.

Cameraman of the bullying video arrested

A 20-year-old man from Paro is under Thimphu police custody for alleged involvement in a battery case.

OAG requests court for the maximum prison term in Boomdeling gup case.

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is charging the 46-year-old Boomdeling Gup in Trashi Yangtse for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. The OAG forwarded the case to the District Court on Tuesday.

Human resource shortage, a challenge in implementing Child Care and Protection Act

Shortage of human resource is one of the main challenges in effective implementation of the Child Care and Protection Act of Bhutan 2011, which is still in its nascent stage. The issue was shared by the stakeholders during the two-day national stock-taking consultative workshop on Justice for Children in Thimphu.  

Punakha district court sentenced a man for illicit trafficking of controlled substances

Punakha District Court sentenced a 29-year-old man from Thimphu to nine years in prison for illicit trafficking of narcotic and psychotropic substances.

A woman arrested for abandoning her newborn

Punakha Police arrested a 21-year-old woman from Wangdue Phodrang for abandoning her newborn baby girl in Lobesa on Monday. According to the police, the suspect, a private employee delivered the baby inside her house and threw it from the toilet window, from a height of about 4 feet.

3 tshogpas of Gase Tshogongm sentenced to 3 months in prison

The Wangdue Phodrang district court sentenced three chiwog tshogpas of Gase Tshogongm gewog to three months each in prison, yesterday. They were convicted for lack of accountability and transparency and failing to carry out their responsibilities. They can, however, pay in place of their imprisonment.

ADR rules and regulations launched

Bhutan Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre has launched its Rules and Regulations and Website yesterday. With the launch, it is expected to improve service delivery to its clients and arbitrators. The centre deals with civil cases which are commercial in nature.

A 30-year-old man detained by Gelegphu police for allegedly impregnating a minor.

The Gelegphu police detained a 30-year-old man, yesterday, under the suspicion of rape of a 15-year-old school girl. The victim is 5 months pregnant now.

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