English | Dzongkha Saturday, August 8, 2020

Former Trongsa dzongda, wife and five others sentenced in land scam case

The former Trongsa Dzongda Lhap Dorji was convicted for 13 years for forgery, official misconduct and execution of documents by deception in the Trongsa’s land scam case yesterday. But was given a concurrent prison term of five years.

Three Indians arrested in a gold smuggling case

Three Indian men are in Paro Police Custody for smuggling 1.155 kilograms of gold. The Regional Revenue and Customs Office apprehended the suspects at the Paro International Airport on November 8.

BNLI introduces mediation units in the courts

The Bhutan National Legal Institute (BNLI) is introducing court-annexed mediation in courts throughout the country, as a significant reform in the judiciary. With the introduction of the mediation units within the courts, people will have enhanced access to prompt and speedy justice.

MMCL puts up enforcement petition in the Phuentshogling Court

A Mumbai based company, Minex Metallurgical Company Limited (MMCL), a manufacturer and supplier of aluminium products has put up a petition in the Phuentsholing Dungkhag Court to enforce Supreme Court’s judgment passed in June this year against SKW Tashi Metals and Alloys Private Limited.

ACC implicates 3 engineers of Thimphu Thromde

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) accused three engineers of Thimphu Thromde and two contractors for collusion and bribery while carrying out developmental works of the thromde.

Contract teacher arrested for alleged rape

Dagana police arrested a 26-year-old man for the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl on October 12. 

High Court upholds District Court’s judgment on SJ Zangdopelri land case

The High Court Bench III upheld the Samdrup Jongkhar District Court’s judgement on the Zangdopelri land dispute case.

Man charged with voluntary manslaughter in Wangdue

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is accusing a 36-year-old man from Saephu in Wangdue Phodrang of voluntary manslaughter. Last month, a 26-year-old man from the same gewog succumbed to stabbed injury where the suspect was involved.

HC upholds District Court’s judgement in favour of BoB employee

The High Court(HC) upheld the Thimphu District Court’s judgement asking Bank of Bhutan (BoB) to reinstate one of its employees and pay a compensation of Nu 22,500. The judgment was passed on September 17.

Four sentenced in gold smuggling case

Paro district court has sentenced four farmers from Tsento in Paro for two and a half year to five years prison term for illegally smuggling 20 kilograms of gold from Tibet. The gold worth Nu 58 M was confiscated by Royal Bhutan Army and the smugglers were handed to the Police in July last year.

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