English | Dzongkha Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Three arrested including a minor on suspicion of engaging in prostitution, P/ling

The Phuentshogling Police have detained two women and a girl on suspicion of engaging in prostitution. They were arrested on Wednesday last week. The three are suspected to have provided sexual services from a massage parlour in Phuentshogling town.

A 26-year-old man in custody for the alleged rape of a minor- Tsirang

A 26-year-old man from Dagana is in the custody of Tsirang police for the alleged rape of a minor. He was detained in the first week of this month.

Supreme Court upholds judgment on SJ’s Zangdopelri land dispute

The Supreme Court upheld the judgment of the lower courts on the Zangdopelri land dispute in Samdrup Jongkhar. The judgment was passed on 20th September.

BPC suspends its director accused of sexual harassment

The Bhutan Power Corporation Limited suspended the director who was involved in the alleged sexual harassment case. According to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, the suspension order was issued yesterday and he is suspended until the case is resolved. However, the director will receive 50 per cent of his basic salary.

BPC investigating alleged sexual harassment case

The Bhutan Power Corporation says they have begun investigations into the alleged sexual harassment case reported by one of their female employees. The company CEO said the investigation will be completed within five working days. The employee filed the report against her immediate boss on Monday, but the CEO said he received it only yesterday.

Monggar police forwards case of alleged rape of minor to OAG

Monggar police forwarded the case of alleged rape of a minor to the Office of the Attorney General yesterday. Police arrested a 25-year-old health staff on September 13 in connection to alleged rape of a 13-year-old minor.

Eleven parked cars scratched in broad daylight, Gelegphu

Police in Gelegphu are looking for a miscreant or miscreants who have scratched 11 cars parked in the town. The incident took place earlier today in broad daylight at about 3 to 3:30 pm.

A 25-year-old man in custody for the alleged rape of a minor, Monggar

Monggar Police arrested a 25-year-old man on Monday for the alleged rape of a minor. The incident reportedly occurred last week.  According to a source, the man was supposedly having an affair with the 13-year-old girl, a student in one of the schools in Monggar. When the issue came to the notice of the school, it was reported to the parents of the girl and the police.

Woman accuses her immediate supervisor of sexual harassment

A 22-year-old woman working in one of the project organisations in Thimphu is accusing her immediate supervisor of sexual harassment. She filed the case against the suspect with Thimphu Police last week.

Seven men under custody for stealing and slaughtering cattle

Police in Thimphu have arrested seven men for stealing and slaughtering cattle.

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