English | Dzongkha Friday, September 21, 2018

Notification calling off Thimphu Dromche, Tshechu is fake:TCB

The Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) says it is trying to trace the person or people behind the fake announcement calling off Thimphu Dromche and Tshechu.

OAG records more cases of gold smuggling and offence against women

The Office of the Attorney General received 33 cases of offence against women last year, an increase of eight cases from 2016. This is as per the 2017 OAG Annual Report. 

4 non-Bhutanese men convicted in attempted gang rape

The Thimphu District Court has sentenced four non-Bhutanese men, aged between 21 and 32, to two-and-a-half-year in prison for attempted rape of a Bhutanese woman.

Drayang owner to face court for alleged child abuse

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will prosecute an alleged child abuse case involving a drayang owner in Trongsa. The case was forwarded to the Trongsa District Court earlier this month.

OAG to appeal against Punakha court’s rape judgment

The Punakha District Court convicted a man, who raped his six-year-old stepdaughter, of statutory rape and sentenced him to 16 years in prison early this month.

Trongsa court convicts two men for malicious mischief

The Trongsa District Court has sentenced a 23-year-old man from Yoedseltse in Samtse to one year in prison for malicious mischief.  Another man, from Kabesa in Thimphu, was convicted in the same case.

Two Bhutanese arrested for drug peddling

The Sashastra Seema Bal  (SSB) Armed Border Force stationed at the Indo-Bhutan border in the Udalguri district of Assam have arrested two Bhutanese for suspected drug peddling.

Man gets 10 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter

Thimphu District Court sentenced a 24-year-old man from Bumthang to 10 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter of a 22-year-old man. The judgement was passed yesterday.

Man gets 16 years for rape

Punakha District Court has convicted a 39-year-old man of statutory rape and sentenced him to 16 years in prison.

3 men arrested for gold smuggling

Police in Paro are investigating a gold smuggling case involving four suspects. Three of the four men were arrested on July 4 from Shana in Tsento Gewog. They had 20 kilograms of gold in their possession.

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